A man driving a dark grey Ford Transit panel van has died in a collision with a white DAF truck coming in the opposite direction on the A251, Ashford Road at around 2.20pm on Thursday 29 February 2024.

The incident happened just after the junction for the slip road onto the London-bound carriageway of the M2.

Officers and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene where the driver of the Ford Transit van, a man in his 50s, was confirmed deceased. His next of kin have been informed. Officers from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicles beforehand to call the SCIU witness appeal line on 01622 798538, quoting HW/SS/022/24. You can also email investigators on sciu.td@kent.police.uk.

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By Ed

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