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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.

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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.

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Six men arrested in Gossops Green Crawley after drugs and cash seized by police

Officers seized various drugs and cash in Gossops Parade and continued their investigation with a search of a house in Lavant Close on Friday (December 7).

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Three men, two aged 25 and one aged 23, from Crawley and Sutton, were arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug of Class A – other and possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A – cocaine.

They were bailed to January 4.

A 23-year-old man from South Croydon was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A – cocaine and possession of a controlled drug of class B – cannabis. He was bailed to January 3.

A 22-year-old man from Horsham was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug of Class A – other. He was bailed to January 3.

A 25-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug of Class A – other and possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A – cocaine. Bailed to 4 January.

A 25-year-old man from Sutton was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of heroin. He was bailed to January 3.

Proactive and robust action is being taken to disrupt the supply of drugs in Crawley and these are the latest in the on-going operation to target suspected drug dealers’ homes and vehicles.

Crawley policing commander, Chief Inspector Rosie Ross, said:

“We are committed to targeting people supplying class A drugs in this area, making sure they are held to account for their actions, and reducing the significant community harm which is caused.

“We have listened to the concerns of the community around issues with drugs and violence in Crawley and have put a number of resources in place as a deterrent. We have been conducting house warrants on a regular basis where a number of arrests have been made and large quantities of drugs seized.

“We will continue our partnership work with Crawley Borough Council, community wardens, community safety teams and our local MP to disrupt them.”

Anyone with information or suspicions about drug supply or dealing can report by email to 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Oxide.

You can also report anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. If a crime is happening, please dial 999.

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