Breaking Capel-le-Ferne Folkestone KENT

Police launch Life-Changing Collision investigation in Folkestone

A road remains closed this evening after a pedestrian was hit by a car leaving them with life-changing injuries

Emergency services were called to Capel-Le-Ferne, near Folkestone following the collision involving a Black Nissan Qashqai just after 5 on Tuesday evening.

Collision scene investigators from Kent Roads Policing Collision investigation unit have spent the evening carry out a full forensic examination of the car and the scene.  A  white fur coat can be seen in the gutter of the road. Serve damage can also be seen on the front of the Nissan. The windscreen shows a bullseye and blood can be seen on the A-pillar of the vehicle. There is also frontal drivers side damage. The person was thrown some distance along the road that is a 40 miles an hours speed limit.


Officers from Kent Police closed a large section of New Dover Road and cordoned off surrounding and adjoining roads.  The road is likely to remain closed for some time.

Both Kent Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.