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Six vehicle collision on M20 causing rush hour chaos

Multi vehicle collision on the M20 Maidstone
six vehicle collision on m20 causing rush hour chaos

A six car collision on the coast bound carriage has caused long queues and traffic chaos on the M20 this evening.

Highways England reported the crash happened just before 6pm on Monday evening causing both side of the carriage way to come to a halt.

The collision happened on the coast-bound in lane three of the busy commuter route between junctions 3 and 4, near Maidstone.

The Lane remains closed whilst traffic officer deal with damaged vehicles and clearing the trapped traffic.

A spokesman for Highways England said: We have traffic officers working with emergency services at the scene. There are combined delays of at least 60 minutes above usual journey times on the M20 and M26 in Kent due to a lane closure following a collision on the M20 J3 to J4. Recovery is en route and emergency service remain in attendance.

For traffic approaching the delays locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your journey.

If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, delay information will remain visible on our on-road variable message signs until delays have cleared.

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