United Kingdom

Pileup Involving Over 100 Vehicles Leaves Dozens Injured in England

Fog blamed

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Dozens of people have been injured as more than 130 vehicles were involved in a series of crashes in thick fog on the A249 Sheppey crossing in Kent.

Eight of those hurt in the collisions, which took place at about 07:15 BST, have serious injuries.

Ambulance crews said 27 casualties needed hospital treatment and they dealt with 200 people at the scene.

The crossing will remain closed for the rest of the day and rush-hour drivers have been warned of delays.