Lorry hits bridge on A2

A key road is blocked off due to a lorry hitting a bridge. The truck hit an overpass on the A2 near Dover between the A258 Duke of York roundabout and the A256 Whitfield interchange.

Police have blocked the road in either direction after the crash with the Dover Road bridge. Picture: Martin Harman

The road has been closed in both directions while emergency services attend and clear the scene. Highways England has said: "Traffic is being diverted locally, traffic to and from Dover from destinations further afield may consider using the M20/A20.

"Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling in the area."

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