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Woman taken to hospital after being hit by bus in Crawley

The collision happened on Saturday evening.

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At 8.12pm on Saturday (10 August) police were called to London Road, Crawley, at its junction with Fleming Way outside The Atrium, where a bus and a pedestrian had been in collision.

The pedestrian, a 41-year-old woman from China, sustained serious head injuries and was taken to St George’s Hospital, Tooting, for treatment.

The bus driver, a 53-year-old local man, was unhurt.

London Road was closed while emergency services attended the scene.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have dash-cam footage or other information, is asked to contact police online at https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/, email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1368 of 10/08.

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‘End the Rail Rip-Off’ says Crawley Council Leader

The call comes just as prices have been announced to increase for another year.

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Cllr Peter Lamb who is also the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Crawley has called for an end to the ‘Rail Rip-Off’ after it was announced that rail fares are to increase for another year.

Cllr Lamb says that the price of a season ticket between Three Bridges and central London has risen by over £1,100 since the Conservatives returned to Government while at the same time average real wages have fallen.

His call comes as more commuters question the quality of the services they are enduring with more and more taking to social media to complain of the lack of facilities and delays.

Cllr Peter Lamb, said:

“Like many residents, I depend upon the rail network to get to work. I know the frustration of being asked to pay out more and more every year for a service that just keeps getting worse. It’s time we had MPs who were willing to end the Rail Rip-Off and give the public back control over the nation’s railways.“

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