Polish National cut from wreckage by Fire crews after early morning collision on M20 motorway in Kent

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service along with officers from Kent Police were called to a collision involving a van and heavy goods vehicle on the London-bound M20 between junctions 9 and 8 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Fire crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to carry out a door removal and space creation to assist in freeing the trapped driver who is understood to be a Polish national from the wreckage of the van. The casualty was left in the care of Paramecis from South East Coast Ambulance service. The London-bound carriageway currently remained closed until just before 5am to assist Police in their investigation and a clean and recovery operation. There are no reported delays in the area.