Two women seriously injured in car crash in Rochester

Scene of the crash in Rochester
Image caption Three men and two women were in the car when it crash in Rochester

One woman is critically ill in hospital and another suffered serious injuries in a crash on a main route through the centre of Rochester in Kent.

Kent Police were called to A2 Corporation Street just after 0630 BST on Saturday following reports that a Honda Civic had crashed.

The force said all five occupants, who had just finished a night shift, were taken to hospital.

Three men who suffered minor injuries were later discharged.

The Chatham-bound carriageway of the A2 near Rochester Bridge was closed for several hours after the crash.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident. Kent Police have appealed for witnesses.

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