UPDATED: Tractor involved in crash on major route

The tractor lying on its side on the Thanet Way

A tractor was knocked on to its side in an accident on the A299 Thanet Way at Dargate this morning.

The farm vehicle and two other vehicles are believed to have been involved in the accident which happened at around 9.20am.

Police have closed the coastbound side of the road and warned drivers trying to get to Whitstable, Herne Bay or Thanet to expect delays.

Kent County Council’s roads department said: “Two lanes of three blocked on the Coastbound carriageway of the A299 Thanet Way approaching the Dargate exit.

“Emergency services are at the scene and a KCC representative is en-route to assist with the clear up operation. Please allow extra time for your journey.”

No one was reported to have been seriously injured.


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