A police officer was cut from the wreckage of a patrol car after a crash in west London. The accident on Uxbridge Road in Hanwell caused long tailbacks and severe disruption to rush hour bus services.
A cyclist has been airlifted to hospitalfollowing a serious collision in Horley earlier today.The collision between the bike and a grey Volvo estate, which were travelling in opposite directions, took place near the Gunyah Stud Farm in Redehall Road, Smallfield, at around 11:15am.
Thecyclist, a man in his 30s from south London, was airlifted to Kings CollegeHospital with serious head injuries.
Thedriver of the Volvo, a local man in his 40s, was uninjured.
Theroad is currently closed in both directions between Cross Lane and Plough Road.
A man has been arrested after four people were injured in a motorway crash when a stationary car was hit by two other vehicles.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at about 4am today following the crash involving a silver Mercedes C220 saloon car, which is believed to have been stationary, a green Honda Accord saloon and a silver Renault Megane, Sussex Police said.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service had to cut one man free from one of the vehicles and all four casualties were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital.
The driver of the Mercedes was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.
Four people were seriously injured in a motorway crash after a stationary car was hit by two other vehicles.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at about 4am today following the crash, Sussex Police said.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service had to cut one man free from one of the vehicles and all four casualties were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, East Sussex.
– Police spokesperson
Four occupants of the vehicles were seriously injured and one of them is in a critical condition.
No further details of them or their conditions, or the circumstances, are available at present. The scene is still being examined and arrangements have been made for recovery of the vehicles."
The Highways Agency has advised drivers to follow the diversion route which is in place and said that passengers for Gatwick Airport should remain with their vehicles and follow the diversion route.
Four people were taken to hospital after several vehicles collided on a stretch of motorway early today.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at around 4am following the crash, Sussex Police said. Three vehicles were involved in the collision.
The carriageway was immediately closed and is expected to remain shut until later this morning while forensic examinations take place, a police spokesman said.
The conditions of those caught up in the accident is not known.
A Pimlico woman who was killed in a car crash on Easter Sunday in West Sussex has been named as Hawerun Nessa.
She was travelling with two other adults and two toddlers, who all suffered serious injuries and are believed to be from the same family.
– Sergeant Paul Skinner, Sussex Police
This is a desperately tragic incident that has left a toddler fighting for her life. A full investigation is now under way and I would ask that anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have seen either of the cars in the area in the time leading up to the crash, to please call Sussex Police.
The road was closed for just over five hours while rescue and recovery work took place and while I appreciate that this did cause traffic problems in the area, I am sure people will appreciate the seriousness of this incident and I thank them for their patience and understanding.
An investigation is under way into a fatal road crash involving six members of the same family from Pimlico.
Sussex Police say a 56-year-old woman died when a VW Golf and a Honda Accord collided on the A24 near Warnham in West Sussex at about 11:30 on Sunday.
An 18-month-old girl was critically injured and two toddlers and two adults in the Honda were seriously hurt.