Emergency services attend traffic incident in Minster

Emergency services are at the scene Photo Mark Cornwell


Emergency services attended the scene of a traffic incident in Minster this morning (July 27).

Police, paramedics and fire service were called to Tothill Street where a collision resulted in a car overturning.

Traffic was backed up at Tothill Street both ways from Foxborough Lane to A299 (Minster Roundabout).

Kent Fire & Rescue Service used cutting  equipment to free a man who was trapped in one of the vehicles.

A KFRS spokesperson said: “Kent Fire Rescue Service was called to Tothill Street, in Minster, to reports of a two-vehicle crash. Three fire engines attended, and crews used cutting equipment to free one person trapped inside a car, who was passed into the care of SECAmb paramedics.”

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called to a report of a two-vehicle collision in Tothill Street, Minster at 9.25am.

“Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service and assisted with traffic management.

“The road was blocked while the incident was responded to but reopened shortly after 11am.”