Major incident declared on M20 over bank holiday weekend

The M20 in Kent was closed in both directions for almost 24 hours between Junctions 3 and 4 at West Malling near Maidstone due to a serious incident. A lorry carrying a digger struck a footbridge over the motorway in the Londonbound direction.

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M20 in Kent will remain closed till 'approx' 6pm tonight

Credit: Kent Roads Policing Unit

Crews have spent Sunday removing the debris from a bridge over the M20 which collapsed after a lorry carrying a digger collided with it on Saturday. Tests have been carried out on the structural integrity of the other side of the bridge left standing.

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