Police update on serious A21 crash involving dustbin lorry near Tunbridge Wells

Four men have been injured after a dustbin lorry overturned on the A21 in Lamberhurst this morning (June 2). The lorry crashed onto its side as it was driving round the Scotney Castle roundabout at around 7am. One of the men, aged in his 20s, has suffered serious injuries and was flown to a London hospital via air ambulance.

Three other men were treated for minor injuries – one of which was taken to a local hospital. KentLive newsletter: Sign up for free and get the latest stories direct to your inbox Police are now appealing for witnesses to the serious collision near Tunbridge Wells.

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A Kent Police spokesman said: “The incident involved a dustcart which rolled onto its side as it drove round the A21 Scotney Castle roundabout at around 7am on 2 June 2020.

“Kent Police, SECAMB and Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended the collision in which four people were injured. “Multiple road closures were put in place while the road surface was made safe due to an oil spillage and to also allow serious collision investigation officers to carry out enquiries. “Investigators are appealing to anyone who saw the incident including those who have dash cam footage.”

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