Road in Westgate closed due to car crash

Emergency services

A road in Westgate is closed while emergency services attend the scene of a crash.

Two cars collided at St Mildred’s Road on the Canterbury Road junction at 4.20pm today (January 6).

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called at around 4.20pm  to a collision involving two cars in St Mildred’s Road, Westgate-on-Sea.

“Officers are currently at the scene along with paramedics and fire crews. The road has been closed while emergency services are dealing with the incident.”

UPDATE- Kent Fire and Rescue Service sent to engines to the scene and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a casualty trapped inside one of the vehicles, before handing her into the care of SECAmb paramedics.

One other woman involved in the crash was also looked after by paramedics.

Ambulance crews took one person to William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.

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