A FOUR-CAR crash on the M25 yesterday afternoon (Jan 7) led to two people being rushed to hospital.

The incident occurred on the anticlockwise stretch between Junction 3 (Swanley Interchange) and Junction 2 A2 (Darenth Interchange) just before 12pm.

Two lanes were closed for recovery and then reopened two hours later.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 11.48am following a report of a four-car collision.

"A man and a woman were injured and taken to hospital.

"Two lanes were closed until the vehicle were recovered at around 2pm."

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “We sent ambulance clinicians in a car and an ambulance to the scene.

“Two patients were reported – a man in his 50s with back pain and a woman aged approximately in her 20s with suspected head and hip injuries."

They were taken to Darent Valley Hospital.