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Margate: Crash between car and lorry near Clock Tower

Police and fire crews are at the scene of a ‘major’ crash involving a lorry and a car in Margate. It happened at around 4.50am near the Clock Tower between Grosvenor Hill and B2055 Marine Gardens. The A254 Belgrave Road remains closed northbound.

Firefighters at the scene of the crash between a car and a lorry. Picture @Will_S1997 via Kent_999s

Firefighters at the scene of the crash between a car and a lorry. Picture: @Will_S1997 via Kent_999s

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews used hydraulic cutting gear to remove the roof of the car to free a woman who was trapped inside. “She was transferred to a spinal board and taken to hospital by ambulance.

The clean-up operation at the scene

The clean-up operation at the scene “Two further casualties were out of the vehicles before firefighters arrived.

“Crews also cleared up a large diesel spillage on the roadway, caused as a result of a rupture in the lorry’s fuel.”

Police confirmed the road was closed to allow highways authorities to clear up the diesel spill.

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