The A2 is closed westbound at Canterbury because of accident investigation work between A2050 and A28 Thanington Road. A serious accident involving a lorry happened just before 1am.
The main carriageway is expected to reopen before 7am, but the slip road the A28 is expected to remain closed into this morning's peak hour traffic.
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