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Motorists facing evening rush hour chaos as smash shuts A2 coastbound near Hawkinge

PUBLISHED: 16:19 25 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:19 25 October 2017

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Drivers are advised to allow extra time and consider alternative routes if possible

Motorists are facing rush hour chaos this evening following a smash on the A2.

The coastbound carriageway is currently shut between the A260 Canterbury Road, near Hawkinge, and the A256 Whitfield, near Dover.

Traffic is being diverted via the A260 southbound to join the A20 at Hawkinge before travelling eastbound towards Dover.

Road users intending on using this section of road are advised to allow plenty of extra time for their journey and to consider alternative routes if possible.

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