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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.


Young man knocked unconscious and robbed in broad daylight in Memorial Gardens, Crawley

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Crawley Memorial Gardens.



At about 1pm on Sunday 21 July, the 26-year-old victim was walking through the Memorial Gardens when he was hit from behind to the side of his head with a solid object and fell to the ground, losing consciousness.

His mobile phone and wallet were stolen.

He was taken to hospital to be treated for a large lump to the side of his head and bruising to his eye and cheek.

Detective Constable Sam Jedrzejewska said;

“We would like to trace three men seen in the area at the time. One is described as black, in his early 20’s, 5’6”, with a short black afro and of skinny build, wearing a plain black t-shirt and Adidas tracksuit bottoms.

The second man was described as black, about 17 years old, 5’4 and skinny build, wearing a red head covering. The last man is described as black, around 19 years old and of skinny build.

“If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 718 of 21/07.”

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