M20 in Kent shut as bomb disposal crew known as after car stopped

M20 in Kent shut as bomb disposal crew known as after car stopped

negate copyrightJames Diggle

negate captionThe avenue used to be closed both ways between Junctions 8 and 9

Concerns about the safety of a car stopped by police on the M20 saw the motorway closed and bomb disposal consultants known as in, a pressure has said.

Kent Police brought the automobile to a pause earlier the utilization of “tactical contact” shut to Junction 9, after it refused to conclude.

A spokesman said an Military crew attended “as a precautionary measure”, however the motorway had since been reopened after they declared the auto get.

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negate captionDrivers were informed to exhaust various routes

The pressure spokesman said officers first attempted to conclude the automobile as it travelled in opposition to the cruise “at extra toddle” shut to Junction 12 shapely prior to 11: 30 BST.

Nonetheless, after refusing to conclude, it left the motorway and returned to the London-sure carriageway, with police in pursuit.

He said officers adopted it to Junction 9 “the effect a police car made tactical contact with the auto, bringing it to a conclude without a accidents reported”.

“The Military’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal crew attended the scene as a precautionary measure following concerns about the safety of the topic automobile, which has attributable to this truth been declared get and eliminated from the carriageway,” he said.

He added that the pressure wished to “thank all americans for his or her patience and dealing out while the motorway used to be closed”.

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