Hindhead coach crash update

Police have officially named the third person to die in the Hindhead coach crash last week. The coach left the A3 and hit a tree. Music fans from Merseyside were on their way home after the Bestival Festival on the Isle of Wight.

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Three dead in coach crash: full report

Three people have been killed - and 50 others injured - in a coach crash overnight. One of the victims was the driver.

The passengers on board had been travelling back from a festival on the Isle of Wight when the coach careered off the road - and into a tree.

It happened on the A3, near the Hindhead Tunnel. Some of those hurt have injuries which police say are "life changing".

They were taken to hospitals including the Royal Surrey County in Guildford, Frimley Park Hospital, St Peter's in Chertsey, the Queen Alexandra in Portsmouth and to two other hospitals in London.

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Coach driver is named locally as Colin Daulby

Colin Daulby Credit: Facebook

A coach driver who was one of three people killed in a crash on the A3 last night has been named locally as Colin Daulby.

The father of two lived in Warrington and had a sister who lived in Portsmouth.

The coach he was driving was on its way back from Bestival on the Isle of WIght when it left the road near Hindhead in the early hours of this morning.

50 people were injured.

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Coach crash latest - council sets up rest centre

Latest view of coach crash. Credit: PA

Waverley Borough Council has set up a rest centre close to the scene of the coach crash on the A3.

Staff say they are working to support the emergency services and other agencies throughout the operation.

Three people have been declared dead at the scene and one of the passengers has been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with life-changing injuries.

Further passengers, some of whom have serious injuries, have been taken to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey, St George's Hospital in Tooting, King's College Hospital in London, Frimley Park Hospital and Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

Coach owner's 'heartfelt sympathy'

David Hannell of Merseypride buses. Credit: PA

Three people aboard the Merseypride coach that crashed on the A3 in Hindhead, including the driver, have been declared dead at the scene.

A fourth passenger was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with life-changing injuries, Surrey Police said.

The coach was returning from the Bestival event on the Isle of Wight. Speaking outside the company depot of Merseypride in Liverpool, owner David Hannell said:

"Further to the news of one of our vehicles being involved in a tragic accident on the return journey from the Isle of White festival, myself and the company offer our heartfelt sympathy to all the families of the passengers involved."

New aerial footage of coach crash investigation - driver among those killed

Three people have been killed and 50 injured, some of them seriously, as a coach returning to Merseyside from a music festival overturned after hitting a tree on an embankment.

Emergency services are working at the scene to remove the dead from the coach which was heading back to the Merseyside area following the Bestival event on the Isle of Wight.

Police said the coach was travelling north on the A3 near Hindhead in Surrey at 11.50pm last night 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, including the driver, 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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