A person has been rushed to hospital after being injured by a vehicle in Dartford.

An air ambulance was dispatched to assist paramedics following the incident in Shepherd's Lane which occurred at around 8:30am.

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A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service: "The air ambulance landed to assist us at a call on Shepherds Lane, Dartford, where we were responding to reports a person had been injured by a vehicle at approximately 8.30am today.

"One person, with suspected leg injuries was assessed and treated before being taken to Medway Maritime Hospital by road."

Kent Police have been contacted for further information.