M20 Accident Closes Motorway Near Sellindge

Crash Closes Motorway

A “Cinque Ports” Photographer took this photograph from a bridge over the M20 at Sellindge.

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Probably as much as an hour after the accident took place this afternoon (Thursday 7 April 2016).  Car rescue lorries were already on the scene to take the wrecked vehicles away. The London Bound side where the accident happened was closed but at this stage police were allowing one lane of traffic to move forward on the southbound carriageway.

Car Crash Near Sellindge

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One man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after the black Seat collided with another car between junctions 11 and 10.

Kent Police had been called to reports the Seat was travelling the wrong way on the London-bound carriageway when the accident happened.

Both drivers only suffered minor injuries but a passenger in the other car was seriously hurt, police said.

Photos of the accident showed one of the wrecked vehicles hanging over the motorway’s central reservation.

Police Constable Simon Masterson from the force’s serious collision investigation unit said: “There will be a number of people who would have seen this incident, and potentially might have video footage from dash cams.

“I would appeal for anyone who has any information that they think could be relevant to call us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should call police on 01622 798 538 or email [email protected].

“Rye’s Own” Bulletin Thursday 7 April 2016


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