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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.

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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.

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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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