Drivers on the A2 eastbound are facing heavy delays following a lorry crash near Bean.

Lane one had been closed off by police due to the incident but both vehicles have been moved to the hard shoulder and traffic has now been released.

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Traffic is currently queueing as far back as the Danson Interchange.

A spokeswoman for Kent Police said: "Police were called to the coastbound carriageway, A2, Bean at 4.35pm on Friday, March 9, following a report of a collision.

"A lorry and a car were reported to have been involved.

"Officers are currently on the scene."