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Two pedestrians hospitalised after collision with car on College Road Crawley

Another two people, believed to be from within the car were treated at the scene.



Emergency services were called to scene at 3:15 this afternoon 28th Nov.

Three ambulances attended with two support cars and an air ambulance was on the scene for 40 minutes but was not required.

The two pedestrians who were in the collision were taken by land ambulance to East Surrey Hospital.

An update on their condition is not yet known.

Roads through the town centre are crawling as Police have closed off the entrance to The Mall to allow emergency services to attend.

A small car was involved in the accident and is crushed up against one of the safety barriers on the Memorial Gardens side of the road.

Unconfirmed reports say that two people had to be rescued by emergency services from within the vehicle.

One witness, Lisa, commenting on the CN24 Facebook page said:

“We was there was horrible to see saw two rescued from the car in the Time we was there hope everyone will be ok”

Currently College Road is closed northbound from Debenhams and Police have taken over from the lights to direct all the traffic.

The air ambulance landed in Memorial Gardens.

Traffic is affected on all surrounding routes.  In particular Station Way and Southgate Avenue but also Haslett Avenue and Northgate Avenue.

Police have asked anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police online quoting Operation Risborough.


Crawley wanted man caught after replying to police on facebook

Louis Brown tried to hide from the police by hiding under a mattress.



Louis Brown was caught by police after responding LOL on their facebook post

Police had posted on their facebook page his photo along with the reasons he was sought.

They said:

“He is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his bail conditions and believed to be in the Crawley area.”

But Brown thought is funny to respond to the post by putting “LOL” under it.

Crawley police though did have the last laugh after he was found hiding under a mattress at an address.

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