Section of M26 where crash happened now re-opened

A section of the M26 closed following a serious crash yesterday which killed two people has now re-opened.

Two lorries, two cars and a box van were involved in the crash near Kemsing, Kent yesterday morning.

Seven people were also taken to hospital in a "serious condition" by South East Coast Ambulance Service following the crash.

The eastbound stretch was reopened yesterday evening but the London-bound carriage way where the crash happened was shut overnight.

Hundreds of motorists were stranded in traffic for several hours following the collision.

Any witnesses who may have seen the lead up to the collision or the crash itself should call 01622 798538.

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Two dead and seven injured in serious crash on M26

Two people are dead and seven seriously injured after a serious crash on the M26 in Kent.