23 October 2019 16:57
Sign me up for news alerts Fire crews have been called to free a person trapped in a car in a motorway collision. There's currently traffic on the A2 Londonbound between Three Crutches, Strood, and Cobham Interchange following a three-vehicle crash. Fire crews and ambulances were on the scene. Photo: Highways England.(19991080) Currently, two fire engines and ambulances were the scene. Kent Fire and Rescue were called at 12.30pm.
One person is believed to be trapped inside their car and fire crews have been using hydraulic equipment to rescue them. A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said two ambulances attended the scene and treated three people. A person in their 30s was treated for ankle injuries and taken to Medway Maritime Hospital. Traffic is currently stretching back to Junction 1 for Strood on the M2. All lanes have now cleared but delays of around 50 minutes are expected.
Avoid getting stuck on Kent's roads by keeping up-to-date on all of the latest traffic and travel news here or by following our live blog. Listen to kmfm for regular travel updates. Read more: All the latest news from Gravesend Read more: All the latest news from Medway A multi-vehicle crash has closed the A2 near Cobham this afternoon (October 23). Drivers have been brought to a standstill on the West-bound carriageway, just after the M2 (at Strood). Traffic is stretching back to junction 2. Emergency vehicles have been called to the scene, including two fire engines. It's understood the accident happened around 12.45pm. One driver Stephanie deGiorgio said: "I don't know what the hell has happened but we have three fire engines, eight undercover police car, a gazillion other ones and an ambulance, and are going no where." Traffic is affecting the A289 Hasted Road eastbound as traffic diverts off. Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Service have been contacted for more for information. Follow our live blog below for the latest updates on this breaking news story.