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16-year-old girls lucky escape from College Road collision

The teenagers who were caught up in the collision on Wed 28th Nov were treated at the scene and in hospital.



Some good news following the awful collision on College Road earlier this week.

Police have reported that the three pedestrians that were caught up in the incident were all treated for bruising and their injuries were only minor.

Speculation had mounted due to an air ambulance being called and two of the pedestrians taken swiftly to East Surrey Hospital.

An investigation in to the collision is still ongoing.

The collision forced emergency services to close off the entrance to County Mall and caused severe disruption around the area.

An air ambulance was called in and landed in Memorial Gardens but was dismissed after 40 minutes.


‘Blood all over the road’ Stabbing in Broadfield last night only 150 yards from Primary School closes road

The cordon is not expected to be lifted till the afternoon.



Police have cordoned off part of Seymour Road in Broadfield as they investigate a stabbing.

It occurred last night only 150 yards from a Primary School.

Officers were informed by ambulance a man had been injured in Seymour Road, Broadfield around 1.25am on Friday (May 24).

The victim, a local man in his 40s, was walking home when he was approached by another man, who had his face covered, and assaulted. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A scene guard currently remains in place.

Chief Inspector Rosie Ross said:

We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault or thinks they saw the victim either before or after the incident.

“We are relying on witnesses to provide first-hand accounts of the assault which is vital to aid our investigation.

“Serious violent crime in Crawley, which is not associated with other types of criminality, is rare.

“Communities will see an increase in high visibility patrols and we are encouraging witnesses to speak to those officers with any information they have.”

One resident said:

“I live yards from this and didn’t hear a thing last night. There’s blood all over the road!”

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has information on the incident is asked to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Gull.

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