Video. ITV Meridian understands that no driver will be prosecuted after the multiple pile-up on the Sheppey Bridge a month ago. Police are still working on their report into the accident which involved 130 vehicles. Around 100 were damaged beyond repair.
There's mounting pressure for urgent safety measures on the Sheppey bridge in Kent, the scene of a terrifying 100-car pile-up in thick fog. Thirty casualties remain in hospital, eight in a serious condition.
The AA says a small investment in motorway-style matrix boards could have averted the disaster. Damage to vehicles will run into thousands of pounds. Compensation claims for injuries are expected to run into millions of pounds. Fred and Sangeeta linked to Derek Johnson.
Very quickly this morning, it became clear that a major emergency was taking place in Kent. Hospitals across the county - and in London - were put on standby to receive the injured. Most of the serious casualties were taken to the Medway Maritime Hospital.
Terrified motorists, caught up in the biggest pile-up ever seen in the South-East, have described hearing vehicles plough into one another - for ten minutes - in thick fog.
More than 100 vehicles were involved, with crashes in three different locations on the Sheppey Crossing - the bridge that links the Isle of Sheppey with mainland Kent. Fred and Sangeeta linked to our correspondent Derek Johnson.
A249 Sheppey Crossing in Isle of Sheppey closed in both directions between Cowstead Corner and Lower Halstow turn-off, because of a serious accident involving over 100 vehicles and recovery work. Diversion in operation via the Kingsferry Bridge.