The A21 in Sevenoaks was closed for over three hours following welfare concerns for a woman.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 4:37pm yesterday (March 15) to the A21 in Sevenoaks.

The motorway was closed in both directions between the A25 Sevenoaks and the A225 Morleys Roundabout whilst emergency services responded to the scene.

A woman was taken to hospital for treatment.

The A21 reopened at 8:15pm yesterday following the incident.

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A spokesperson for Kent Police said: “Kent Police was called at 4.37pm on Friday 15 March 2024 to concerns for the welfare of a person near the A21 in Sevenoaks.

“Both carriageways were closed while emergency services responded to the incident.

“A woman was taken to hospital for medical attention and was passed into the care of health professionals.

“The A21 was reopened at around 8.15pm.”