Published on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 12:43 pm.

Bridge Crashes down on to M20 Motorway

Police have closed. The M20 in Kent following the collapse of a bridge its believed a vehicle may have hit the bridge prior to the collapse. It happened between Wrotham Heath and Larkfield junction just before lunch today (Saturday).

Traffic is reported to be at a stand still.Police have advised that the area is likely to be closed to some time and have advised motorists to seek alternative routes whilst they deal with the incident.

Witnesses have said they felt “lucky to be alive” after the bridge came down shortly after noon on Saturday, in busy traffic at the start of the August bank holiday weekend.

Paramedics have been seen treating one person at the scene, surrounded by rubble and twisted railings. The Kent air ambulance has also been sent to the scene

Witnesses have said they felt “lucky to be alive” after the bridge came down shortly after noon on Saturday, in busy traffic at the start of the August bank holiday weekend

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