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There's gridlock on the roads in Kent this evening after a lorry demolished a footbridge over the M20 motorway near Maidstone. Both carriageways have been closed. Amazingly only one person is reported injured. Our reporter Charlotte Wilkins reports.
The M20 in Kent is closed in both directions between Junctions 3 and 4 near Maidstone due to a serious incident.
All emergency services are en-route or in attendance and the scene is being managed by Kent Police.
Road users are being strongly urged to plan ahead and use alternative routes.
Highways England says the road is expected to be closed for an extended duration.
The Emergency services are currently at the scene dealing with the collapsed bridge. The M20 is closed in both directions.
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M20 closed in Kent in both directions between J1 & J4 after a digger being transported by a lorry hit a footbridge causing it to collapse.