Car plunges 30ft off motorway bridge in horror crash

Luckily both people involved survived the crash

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Credits: Facebook

The horrific aftermath of a crash has been caught on camera seconds after a vehicle careered off a motorway and plunged 30ft down on to a cycle path.

A woman still trapped inside the car can be heard crying out in pain as people try to help, before emergency services arrive.

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One man filmed a Facebook Live video at the scene, off the M2, and showed the written off car shattered into pieces all over the ground.

Miraculously two people, a man and a woman, survived the crash and were taken to hospital with just minor injuries.

A gap can be seen in fencing at the motorway next to a bridge over a cycle path below.

Car plunges 30ft off motorway bridge

The car plunged 30ft off M2

The car was smashed to pieces

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The front of the white hatchback car was destroyed as it lay on its side on the path.

Two ambulances, three paramedic cars and an air ambulance as well as police and fire crews were called to the scene of the crash.

The man who was driving the car was also thought to be conscious when they were both taken to hospital.

Shocked passers-by stop to trying to help in the moments before emergency crews arrive.

A woman could be heard shouting from inside

An air ambulance was called to the scene

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A Kent Police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 11.29am after a car went through a barrier on the A2 London-bound near Wincheap, Canterbury, and overturned onto a footpath below.

"Officers are currently at the scene along with colleagues from the fire and ambulance services."

Photographer Sean Vincent, 25, was first on the scene after the vehicle plunged on to the path below.

He said: I was doing my shopping walking home like always round the fields under the A2.

"I heard what sounded like a lorry loosing its load, big bangs.

The car fell 30ft

The driver and passenger had minor injuries

"I then saw a car landing under the bridge in smoke.

"I ran to assist and then others joined, after five to 10 min the emergency services arrived."

He added: "I spoke with the female she complained of her legs hurting."

A South East Coast Ambulance spokesman said: "Both patients were conscious when taken to the William Harvey Hospital.

"The woman had suffered an apparent ankle injury."

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