Police seek Mercedes 'that left scene' following Birchington crash

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses -Credit:Newcastle Chronicle

Police are seeking a Mercedes 'that left the scene' following a crash in Birchington. They have called for witnesses to come forward as part of an investigation into reported dangerous driving.

At 5.09pm on Thursday, April 25, 2024, police were called to a collision involving a grey Mercedes and a red Renault on the A299 Thanet Way near the St Nicholas-at-Wade roundabout. It was reported that the Mercedes had left the scene following the collision and was driven along the Canterbury Road towards Birchington, where it was involved in collisions with at least two other vehicles.

Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and no serious injuries were reported. Enquiries to locate the driver of the Mercedes are ongoing and police are appealing to witnesses, or anyone with relevant dashcam footage, to come forward.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 25-0945. Dashcam footage can also be submitted here.