Accident

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.

Serious Accident Closes Old Sheppey Way

Serious Accident Closes Old Sheppey Way

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) have confirmed that they responded earlier today (Wednesday 5th July) to a serious collision on the Sheppey Way in Bobbing.

KFRS were working alongside colleagues from Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the HEMS paramedics.

The collision involves a motorcyclist and an Large Goods Vehicle (LGV). Fire crews used air bags to release a casualty, who was then handed into the care of paramedics.

 

Car Hits House On North Street, Milton Regis

Car Hits House On North Street, Milton Regis

North Street, in Milton Regis, was closed earlier today (Tuesday 24th January) in both directions at the junction with Milton High Street and Vicarage Road, following an incident where a car hit a house on Hawkins Close.

A spokeswoman for Kent Police told SFM News "[we] called at around 9.00am this morning after it was reported that a car had been involved in a collision with a house. Police officers and Kent Fire and Rescue Service were dispatched to the scene in North Street, Milton Regis."

Appeal After Keycol Hill Rush Hour Accident

Appeal After Keycol Hill Rush Hour Accident

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on Keycol Hill during yesterday (29th July) afternoon's rush hour.

A man riding a blue bicycle was involved in a collision with a white lorry on the A2 Key Street roundabout at the bottom of Keycol Hill at around 3.45pm.

The cyclist was flown by the Kent Air Ambulance to a London hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Woman Rescued From M2 Accident

Woman Rescued From M2 Accident

The Kent Fire And Rescue Service (KFRS) were called to an accident between junctions 5 (A249 Sittingbourne) and 6 (A251 Ashford/Faversham) of the M2 shortly after 12 noon today.

Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof of the car in order to release a woman who was trapped by her injuries inside.

Pedestrian Involved In Accident With Royal Mail Van

Pedestrian Involved In Accident With Royal Mail Van

An elderly man has been injured following an accident with a Royal Mail van outside the Sittingbourne Sorting Office on Central Avenue earlier today (Friday 30th January) .

Police were called to the incident shortly after midday and an Ambulance and Paramedic Team also attended the scene.

Motorcyclist Dies Following Teynham Accident

Motorcyclist Dies Following Teynham Accident

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision in Teynham yesterday (Friday 30th October).

At 4:38pm officers were called to Lower Road in Teynham, at the junction with Frognal Lane, to a collision between an Audi A4 and a Suzuki motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 30s, died at the scene. The driver and passenger of the car were uninjured.

Driver Sought After Witnessing Teynham Accident

Driver Sought After Witnessing Teynham Accident

Officers from Kent Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit have released an image of a car they would like to trace following a fatal road traffic collision in Teynham.

Collision investigators are keen to speak to the driver of a dark coloured hatchback that is seen to stop momentarily at the scene before driving on.

Officers were called to the A2 London Road at 5.40am on Sunday 8th September after reports a red Honda motorcycle had been in collision with a white Scania articulated HGV.

Latest On The Sheppey Crossing Incident

Latest On The Sheppey Crossing Incident

The latest, following the 130 vehicle accident on the A249 Sheppey Crossing at 7.18am this morning, is that 8 people were seriously injured and more than 60 were treated for minor injuries on the scene by the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

It is believed that firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release six people from their vehicles. 

Medway Martime Hospital has confirmed that they are dealing with 3 injuries in intensive care and that their A&E Department is closed to all new admissions until they have dealt with the backlog from the incident.

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