AN ACCIDENT has closed the A249 Sheppey Crossing during this morning's rush hour.
It is understood up to six vehicles including a bus were involved in the collision in foggy conditions on the southbound carriageway at around 7.30am.
Canterbury Times editor John Nurden was among the commuters affected by the closure of the crossing.
He said: "One car was on fire, and I understand one woman was treated for shock. According to police the central reservation has been damaged."
The A249 crossing remains closed and traffic is being diverted across the Kingsferry Bridge.