Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision on the M20 near Maidstone shortly afer 5am on Sunday (6th December) morning.
A red Nissan Qashqai was driving along the Junction 7 (A249) slip-on road of the London-bound M20 when the vehicle was involved in a collision with a red Mercedes articulated lorry. The driver of the Nissan, a 74-year-old woman from Maidstone, died at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.
A 39-year-old man from the Czech Republic was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.
Investigating officer DS Scott Lynch, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, told SFM News: "I would like to thank those witnesses who have come forward already. If there are people who saw either vehicle before the collision, I would urge them to contact us. Witnesses can contact SCIU on 01622 798538 quoting DJ/209/15".