Man injured in dustcart accident near Sandwich

Emergency teams at scene of accident
Image caption Kent Police and health and safety officers are investigating the accident which involved a dustcart

A man has been injured in a serious accident involving a refuse lorry near Sandwich in east Kent.

Emergency teams were called to the scene in Centenary Gardens, Eastry, at about midday.

The area remained cordoned off for several hours while an investigation by Kent Police and the Health and Safety Executive got under way.

The condition of the man involved is not known. Police said no further details would be released on Tuesday.

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