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The M20 between junctions 10-11a has been closed in both directions this evening following a concern for welfare of a man

The M20 between junctions 10-11 has been closed in both directions this evening,  Saturday 18th June 2021, due to a concern for a person’s well-being.

The police-led incident has brought traffic to a halt between J10 (#Ashford) and J11 (#Westenhanger) that was brought in just after 8pm on Saturday.

Several concerned members of the public called the police to report the person suffering from a mental breakdown.

 

 

Kent Police, Ambulance Services and National Highways Traffic Officers are now all on scene. 

 

Diversion Routes

Road users are advised to follow the hollow circle diversion symbol on coastbound road signs:

  • Exit M20 at J10 on to the A20 eastbound towards Folkestone
  • Remain on the A20 until J11
  • Rejoin M20 J11 

Road users are advised to follow the hollow square diversion symbol on London bound road signs:

  • Exit M20 at J11
  • Remain on the A20
  • Rejoin the M20 at J10

Kent Police have ben approached for comment