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Police car involved in serious crash

The car's roof had to be cut off Credit: Trevor Chapman

A police officer has been involved in a serious car crash that closed the A3054 on the Isle of Wight.

The car's roof had to be cut off to rescue the officer in the four car crash.

Hampshire Police say that four people have been injured and taken to St Mary's Hospital.

Three other cars collided with the marked police car at around 3pm this afternoon on Lushington Hill.

The road had to be closed both ways between A3021 Whippingham Road and Station Road and there is no access to Wooton Bridge from Newport or Whippingham.

Emergency services work to cut free victim Credit: Trevor Chapman
Ambulance and fire crews work to rescue crash victim Credit: Trevor Chapman

40 year old man dies on A27

A 40 year old man has died after his car left the road on the A27 Shoreham bypass yesterday morning. The dead man has not been formally identified. The slip road was closed for some time while the police carried out extensive investigations, and motorists are being thanked for their patience.

Any witnesses to the accident are being asked to contact Sussex Police .

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Sussex car crash

The A29 at Shripney Road, in Shripney has been closed after a woman had to be freed by firefighters.

Two cars collided at 8.50am where a Honda Civic left the road and went into a ditch. T

The woman driving the car was then freed by firefighters.

Initial reports suggest that any injuries are not serious but emergency services are still dealing with the scene.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area for the time being if possible.

Vans crash road 'to remain closed'

A road in Burgess Hill, Sussex, where two vans collided this morning remains closed.

The crash occurred just before 6.45am when two vans travelling in opposite directions collided on the A273, London Road, outside New Close Farm.

The men driving the vans, one aged 60 from Scaynes Hill, the other aged 48 and from Yorkshire, were taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious leg and body injuries.

The passenger in the van driven by the 60 year old, a 19-year-old man from Hailsham, was taken by air ambulance to Kings College Hospital in South London with serious leg and arm injuries. None of the injuries are assessed as life threatening.

We are investigating the cause of the collision and are asking anyone who saw what happened to call us on 101 quoting serial 215 of 6/8. You can also email us at collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk.

Police investigations at scene finished by 11.30am but the road between Burgess Hill and Hassocks will remain closed until later this afternoon while the highways authority cleans the road and ensure it is safe to be opened.

Diversions are in place meanwhile and both organisations appreciate the patience of drivers who will have been delayed as a result of the collision.

– Sergeant Mark Baker

Three hurt in Sussex car crash

Three men have been hurt after two vans collided on the A273 between Burgess Hill and Hassocks.

The men driving the vans, aged 60 and 48, were taken by road ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious leg and body injuries.

The passenger in the van driven by the 60-year-old, a 19-year-old man was taken by air ambulance to Kings College Hospital in South London with serious leg and arm injuries.

None of the injuries were seen to be life threatening.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash and ask anyone with information to call 101.

Mark Baker of the Sussex Road Policing Unit at Haywards Heath, said: "Diversions are in place and we appreciate the patience of drivers who will have been delayed as a result of the collision."

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Winchester lorry crash

Police are redirecting traffic at the site of the crash in Twyford Credit: Trudi Constantine

A lorry and a car have been involved in a crash this afternoon in Twyford, Winchester.

One ambulance and police cars are currently at the scene.

Highbridge Road and the High Street are currently closed while they wait for the vehicles to be picked up.

Police cars and ambulance at scene of car crash Credit: Trudi Constantine

People walking along M2 hard shoulder

The coast-bound carriageway on the M2 is currently closed while vehicles from a car crash are being recovered.

Car passengers have been stuck in queues for hours and some have been walking along the hard shoulder of the motorway.

The two vehicle collision involved a white Renault lorry and a black Ford Transit.

The man was taken by air ambulance with serious injuries and another man had minor injuries.

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