Arrest after lorry crash on A20 out of Dover

A driver has been arrested after a crash between two lorries left another driver critically injured.

A DAF truck was in collision with a Scania lorry at 07:50 GMT on Wednesday, on the A20 London-bound carriageway at Capel le Ferne. The road was closed for 11 hours.

The 55-year-old driver of the French-registered DAF was taken by air ambulance to hospital in London.

The driver of the Scania, 60, was held on suspicion of dangerous driving.

He was released on bail until 5 August, Kent Police said.

The injured driver was taken to the Royal London Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The carriageway was closed until 18:00 to allow investigations to be carried out and to clear a diesel spill.

Police have asked anyone who saw the crash to contact them.

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