Person taken to hospital after van overturns in Canterbury

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The incident took place on Military Road near the roundabout that connects to Tourtel Road -Credit:KentLive

A person has been taken to hospital after a van overturned in Canterbury on Thursday morning (May 2). At around 10am, a large emergency service response was called to the scene on Military Road near the roundabout that connects to Tourtel Road following reports of a collision in the area.

Crews from Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) and Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) attended. Pictures from the scene have shown fire crews working to cut a person free of the vehicle.

A spokesperson for KFRS said: “Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called at 10.03am today (2 May) to assist SECAmb in Military Road, Canterbury, following reports of a crash involving one vehicle. Three fire engines attended, and crews released one person from the van, who was passed into the care of paramedics.”

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A Kent Police spokesperson added: “Kent Police was called to a report of an overturned vehicle in Canterbury, near to the roundabout where Military Road meets Tourtel Road, at 10.04am on Thursday 2 May. Officers attended, along with Kent Fire and Rescue Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service, and worked to clear the road and recover the vehicle.”

SECAmb paramedics assessed and treated one person at the scene. They were then taken to the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate.

The road has since been cleared and re-opened. There have been no other reported injuries.

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