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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The M20 not expected to reopen before tonight

Teams are working to repair the M20 motorway in Kent Credit: Kent Roads Policing Unit

Highways England have said that the M20 will remain shut until - at the very earliest - tonight while work continues to repair a bridge which collapsed after a lorry incident on Saturday.

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