Road closure and bus diversions following car and moped collision in Cliftonville

Emergency services

A road in Cliftonville has been closed off and Stagecoach buses are diverting following a collision between a car and a moped this afternoon (March 2).

The top end of Devonshire Gardens is closed off and police and ambulance are at the scene of a road incident where a person has been injured.

Residents report a person was being treated in the road.


A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police is attending a collision involving a car and a moped in Devonshire Gardens, Cliftonville.

“Officers were called at 1.20pm. A man sustained injuries and has been taken to a local hospital.”

A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman added: “We were called at approximately 1.20pm today to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a car.

“Ambulance crews attended the scene and the motorcyclist was assessed and treated for injuries including a leg injury before being taken to QEQM Hospital in Margate.”

Photo Timothy Speight

A part of the road close to the entrance and exit for the Morrison’s car park in Margate (pictured) has also been shut today after a traffic collision.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police received a report of a collision involving two cars at around 11.30am.

“Officers attended the scene by College Walk, Margate and the road was closed while recovery was carried out.”


    • The photo is of the second incident involving a taxi and white car. I know its taxi as just been shown photos of damage as passenger in taxi is relative of a work colleague they have broken arm

  1. The Devonshire Gardens was a moped and car as the moped was my stepson who went to qeqm and then airlifted to William Harvey possibly going to King’s soon

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