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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Supplying Class A Drugs

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Supplying Class A Drugs

Officers from the Swale Local Policing Team have arrested a man on suspicion of supplying class A drugs, after they became suspicious of a car parked in a layby at around 16:45pm on Tuesday (24th July) afternoon.

The police constables were on a routine patrol and travelling towards Sittingbourne on the A249 when they became suspicious of the vehicle, which was on the other side of the carriageway.

A Male Body Found In The Swale

A male body has been found in the Swale after a closure of the northbound carriageway of the A249 Sheppey Crossing.

Highways England (@highwaySEAST) tweeted at 04:00

#A249 #Sheppeycrossing northbound is currently closed due to police incident. Diversion is via the old Sheppey bridge. Please allow extra time for your journey this morning.

Local Woman Dies After A249 Crash Near Stockbury

Local Woman Dies After A249 Crash Near Stockbury

Kent Police were called at 6.33am this morning (Tuesday 24th April) following a collision involving two cars on the Maidstone-bound carriageway of the A249 near Stockbury.

Police officers, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service all attended the scene and a woman in her 60's from the Sittingbourne area was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

Both carriageways were closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and were fully re-opened at 1.35pm this afternoon.

 

Three-Vehicle Crash Closes The A249

Three-Vehicle Crash Closes The A249

The A249 was closed for several hours earlier this afternoon (Wednesday 16th August) due to an accident involving two cars and a van on the Northbound (Sittingbourne/Sheppey) carriageway.

The accident happened shortly after 1.00pm and all emergency services attended the scene including the Kent Fire And Rescue Service (KFRS) who used hydrualic cutting gear on an overturned vehcile.

*** UPDATE *** Long delays still remain in the area on the A249, A2 and M2 - tune in to 'SFM Drivetime' for the latest.

Police Appeal After Serious Collision At Stockbury

Police Appeal After Serious Collision At Stockbury

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Kent Police are appealing for information following a collision near the Stockbury Roundabout at the weekend.

Officers were called to a report that a white Ford KA had overturned on the A249 in Stockbury Valley at 10.11am on Sunday (23rd July).

The South East Coast Ambulance Service, the Kent Air Ambulance and Kent Fire and Rescue Service were also deployed and a teenage girl was treated at the scene for a serious head injury before being taken to a London Hospital. 

M2 Jct 5 - Jct 6 Closed Both Ways This Weekend

M2 Jct 5 - Jct 6 Closed Both Ways This Weekend

Local motorists are being warned that the M2 will be closed both ways between Junction 5 (Sittingbourne) and Junction 6 (Faversham) junctions during this weekend.

The motorway will closed for carriageway strengthening between 8pm and 6am on Saturday (14th January), Sunday (15th January) and Monday (16th January).

For more information please see: roads.highways.gov.uk/.

Witness Appeal After Two Separate A249 Collisions

Witness Appeal After Two Separate A249 Collisions

Kent Police officers are appealing for witnesses following two separate collisions on the A249 earlier today (Thursday 19th May).

The first collision occurred at 4.01am this morning on the Maidstone-bound carriageway next to the Key Street roundabout and involved a Renault Modus car and a HGV lorry.

At 5.01am a second collision was reported a short distance away on the same carriageway. The incident was close to the junction for Bobbing and was reported to have involved a Citroen Berlingo van and a lorry which was queuing as a result of the initial collision.

Woman Freed From Crash On The A249

Woman Freed From Crash On The A249

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The Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene of a crash involving a car and a lorry on the A249 Maidstone-bound carriageway between Stockbury and Keycol at Danaway. just before 9.00pm last night (Thursday 17th March).

Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of the car to release one female occupant, so that she could be cared for by the attending ambulance.

 

Witness Appeal Following A249 Serious Collision

Witness Appeal Following A249 Serious Collision

Kent Police officers investigating a serious collision in Brielle Way, Sheerness, earlier today (Wednesday 10th February) are appealing for witnesses.

A motorcyclist in his mid-20s was airlifted to a London hospital following the incident at about 10.10am this morning and remains in a critical condition.

He was riding his black Yamaha YQ 100 near the Blue Town end of Brielle Way when he was involved in a collision with a red Citroen C2.

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