Lorry driver charged over M20 crash near Ashford

Crash on M20 Image copyright Kent Police
Image caption The M20 was closed for several hours following the crash

A French lorry driver has been charged after a crash on the M20 in which two people were injured.

Five cars and a lorry were involved in the crash between junctions nine and 10 near Ashford, Kent, at 08:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Jeremy Didisse, 42, has been charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He has been released on bail and is due to appear at Folkestone Magistrates' Court on 14 March.

A woman was airlifted to a London hospital and man was taken to a local hospital and later transferred to a London hospital.

Both remain in hospital in a serious but stable condition, Kent Police said.

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