Breaking Faversham KENT M2

M2 closed between Sittingbourne and Faversham coast-bound following life changing collision involving an HGVar and a car

Officers Kent Police have closed the M2 Motorway between Sittingbourne and Faversham following a life-changing collision that took place in thick fog in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to the collision near Newham just after 1am after an HGV was involving in a collision with a Silver Mercedes C230.

Specialist collision investigator from Kent Police have been carrying out an examination of the carriageway that remains closed to traffic in attempted to find the cause of the life-changing collision.

One factor in the investigation is if the thick fog that still remains played a part in the collision.

A large spillage has also taken place during the collision it is understood and this will take some time once investigation works have been completed to clear up and make the road safe for traffic again.

A diversion route has been put in is in place through Sittingbourne along the A2 to Faversham.

Kent Police have been contacted for comment

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