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A tragic accident claimed the lives of two young men in Farningham on Monday afternoon, 31 July.

The crash occurred on the A20 Main Road at around 4pm, when a red Ford Escort collided with a silver Ford Panel van coming from the opposite direction.

The two men in the Escort, aged 19 and 20, were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The two men in the van suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are carrying out enquiries and are also urging witnesses and anyone with relevant CCTV or dashcam footage to contact them.  If you have information which can assist the investigation, call the SCIU appeals line on 01622 798538, quoting reference HW/SC/082/23. You can also email

CCTV and dashcam footage can submitted via our public portal:

By Ed

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