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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.


‘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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