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Major Road Link Between Kent and East Sussex Temporarily Closed Due to a Serious Three-Vehicle Head-on Collision

A significant and serious incident unfolded on the A26 Eridge Road near Royal Tunbridge Wells on Sunday, resulting in the temporary closure of a major road link connecting Kent and East Sussex. The collision, involving three vehicles, transpired shortly after 8:40 am and prompted a rapid response from Sussex Police and emergency services.

First responders, including police officers, paramedics and fire crews arrived promptly at the scene to address the aftermath of the collision. Fire crews were also called in to assist, utilizing specialised cutting equipment to extricate several individuals who were trapped within their vehicles due to the severity of the incident.

UK police car blocking closed road with cones.

As a result of the collision and the subsequent response efforts, the A26 Eridge Road has been temporarily closed to facilitate the necessary investigation and cleanup procedures. Motorists who typically rely on this crucial road link are strongly advised to seek alternative routes until the closure is lifted and normal traffic flow can resume.

Wrecked car on tow truck after accident.

Fortunately, initial reports suggest that the injuries sustained by those involved in the collision are not deemed life-threatening. However, all parties affected by the incident will undoubtedly receive the appropriate medical attention and support required to aid in their recovery.

Damaged car being towed away on recovery truck.

As officers from Sussex Police continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this serious three-vehicle collision, further details and updates will be provided by later. Motorists and residents in the area are encouraged to stay informed about any developments related to road closures and the ongoing investigation.

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