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Woman taken to hospital after car flips on Reigate Rd near Gatwick

The accident caused delays in both directions.

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A woman taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries after a car she was reportedly driving flipped onto its roof.

The incident occured on Reigate Road in Hookwood approximately just two miles from Gatwick Airport.

Photos from the scene show the vehicle upside down with significant damage.

A recovery lorry was able to collect the damaged vehicle.

Another vehicle was in a layby opposite with damage to the rear side and a flat tyre.

It is not yet clear how the accident occured but police had to close the road for a short period of time while a recovery lorry removed the car from the scene.

Police collect debris from the scene.

A spokesperson for South East Coast Ambulance Service said:

“At 10.32 this mothing (Thursday) we sent two response cars and an ambulance to a car that rolled over on Reigate Road, Hookwood. A woman was taken to East Surrey Hospital for further treatment.”

An update from Surrey Police said the woman did not have any life threatening injuries.

The road has since been reopened and traffic is moving through the area normally.

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Crawley school honoured to be visited by Holocaust survivor

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Students from The Gatwick School were fascinated to hear from a survior from the Holocaust when he made a visit to the school earlier this week.

Survivor John Hajdu, who was born in 1937, came to the school to speak about his experience of the Holocaust in Budapest, Hungary.

His forty minute talk fascinated the students who were clearing moved by what he had to ssay.

The testimony was followed by a question and answer session to enable students to better understand the nature of the holocaust and to explore it’s lessons in more depth. 

The visit was part of the Holocaust Educational Trust Outreach Program

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