Kent bridge re-opens after huge pile-up

The first cars cross the New Sheppey Crossing bridge in Kent.
The first cars cross the New Sheppey Crossing bridge in Kent. Credit: ITV News/ Lucia Walker

Police have re-opened the A249 in Kent after about 130 vehicles were involved in a pile-up in misty conditions on the New Sheppey Crossing bridge.

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Kent pile-up crossing reopens

Police have re-opened the A249 in Kent after about 130 vehicles were involved in a pile-up in misty conditions on the New Sheppey Crossing bridge - the largest ever fog-related crash in Britain. Eight people were seriously injured.