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Garage owner Mick Hearn badly injured after crashing treasured car

A popular mechanic remains in a critical condition after a freak accident outside his garage left him in intensive care. Chapel Autos boss Mick Hearn, 75, was rushed to hospital with multiple injuries, including broken ribs, a broken back and damage to his heart. The grandfather-of-four crashed his classic 1961 Chevrolet Impala in Charles Street, Herne Bay, on Sunday afternoon, …

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Driver rescued after collision in Charles Street

A driver has been rescued from his vehicle following collision with building in Herne Bay today. Kent Fire and Rescue were called to Charles Street in Herne Bay at 2:28pm today after a man, believed to be in his sixties, was trapped in his vehicle following a collision with a building. No cutting equipment was used but firefighters assisted paramedics …

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Dangerous junction

We have a major problem with a local road junction that will soon result in a road traffic accident, and injury or even death. There is a pedestrian refuge in Canterbury Road, near the junction with Charles Street. The position of the refuge seems to make it difficult for some longer vehicles to turn left from Canterbury Road into Charles …

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Garage fire in Charles Street

Clouds of smoke drifted across Herne Bay, and at first it wasn’t entirely clear where the smoke was coming from. After criss-crossing town, I found the Fire Brigade doing their good stuff at one of the garages backing on to Charles Street. A car was destroyed when a blaze ripped through a Herne Bay garage. Two fire crews rushed to the …

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