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

The accident caused delays in both directions.



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.


Body found after search for missing Crawley man



A body has been found in the search for missing man Milton Andrla.

The 60-year-old man from Crawley was reported missing on Monday 15 June.

Specialist search and rescue teams were out in Crawley on Friday (July 10) scouring the area for any signs of his whereabouts with a drone even being deployed to assist in the search.

Sadly, a body was found on Friday evening.

Formal identification has yet to take place, but Milton’s family have been informed. 

The death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious, and the coroner’s officer has been informed.

There will be a continued police presence in the area while enquiries continue.

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