Man in 'serious condition' after A-road crash

A man has been taken to a hospital in a serious condition after an accident on a main road. Police shut the A28 in Ashford at the junction with Chilmington Green Road just after midday.

Police have shut the A28 in both directions following the crash. Picture: Kent Police Ashford Police have shut the A28 in both directions following the crash. Picture: Kent Police Ashford

With both directions closed, traffic was affected between Ashford and Bethersden.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “Crews attended the scene following reports of a vehicle having left the road and a person in need of medical attention. “One person was treated at the scene before being taken to William Harvey Hospital in a serious condition.”

The road reopened at about 1.55pm.

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