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A249 SMASH: Woman airlifted to hospital after crash - full details

Friday 28th January 2022

A MOTORIST has been flown to hospital by air ambulance after an accident.
Part of the A249 was shut during the incident, causing svere delays.
An air ambulance landed near Oad Street to ferry the woman away for urgent medical care. Her condition is not currently known.
A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue Service said: "Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove a door on one of the vehicles and release a trapped casualty."

Kent Police said: "At 12.35pm on Friday 28 January 2022 a blue Ford Fiesta had left the Oad Street junction in Stockbury when it was involved in a collision with a white Ford Ranger travelling on the southbound carriageway of the A249 Sittingbourne Road, just past the Stockbury roundabout.

"A woman sustained serious injuries and was taken to a London hospital. Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the area and has dashcam footage to come forward."

Witnesses should call the SCIU appeal line on 01622 798538 or quoting DS/RF/16/22.