3 dead in A3 Surrey coach crash

Three people have died and 50 were injured, some seriously, after a coach heading from the Bestival music festival on the Isle of Wight to Merseyside overturned after hitting a tree on the A3 in Surrey.

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Three killed as coach overturns

Three people died and others were left seriously injured when a coach overturned after colliding with a tree on an embankment.

The vehicle was travelling northbound on the A3 near Hindhead in Surrey at 11.50pm on Monday when it left the road between the Hindhead tunnel and the exit for Thursley. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

Three people aboard the 51-seat coach were declared dead at the scene and a fourth passenger was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with life-changing injuries, Surrey Police said.

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