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Four in hospital after car crash in Brighton

Four people have been taken to hospital following a car crash in Brighton.

The Drove has been closed at the junction with Park Street in Falmer, near the Amex Stadium, and the Bexhill road junction at Woodingdean.

Two cars collided at around 10.00am this morning.
It is not clear at this time as to the extent of injuries, but they are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

A large section of road has been affected by fuel or engine fluid spillages and will need attending to before the road re-opens.

It is hoped that this will be by early afternoon.

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Teenage passenger killed in car crash

A 19-year-old man has died in a car crash in Brighton.

Alex Jackson was a passenger in a BMW, which collided with a Skoda in Warren Road on 27th November.

Two other passengers in the BMW are being treated for serious injuries.

They are an 18-year-old Brighton woman being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital and a Brighton man, aged 22, at St George's Hospital, London.

The 26-year-old man from Brighton, driving the Skoda suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the BMW, aged 29 from Peacehaven, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and bailed to 22 January.

Officers wish to speak to anyone who saw the collision or who saw either of the vehicles being driven in the minutes beforehand.

Man left with serious spinal injuries after M25 crash

Officers investigating a collision on the M25 that left a man with serious spinal injuries are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The collision involved a black Range Rover Vogue and a blue Peugeot 206, and happened on the anticlockwise carriageway between Clacket Lane services and Junction 5 at about 2.50am on Monday 24 November.

The driver of the Peugeot – a man in his 20s, fractured his spine in two places and is currently being treated in hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC Steve Halliwell on 01622 798538 quoting reference 24-0069.

Plea to improve safety on Sheppey Bridge

More than 100 cars were involved in a huge pile up a year ago Credit: ITV Meridian

Councillors representing the Isle of Sheppey will tonight make a formal plea to improve safety on the Sheppey Bridge. Dozens were injured and more than 100 cars damaged in a huge pile-up on the bridge last year.

A paper is being presented to the Swale Joint Transportation Board meeting in Sittingbourne asking for the speed limit to be lowered and for speed cameras to be installed.

Calls for safety improvements one year on from Sheppey crash

More than 100 people were involved in the crash on Sheppey Bridge Credit: ITV Meridian

It's one year since more than 100 cars were involved in a pile-up on the Sheppey Bridge in Kent.

And there are still calls for safety improvements on the bridge. Councillors want speed cameras and a lower speed limit.

More than 100 people were involved in the crash on Sheppey Bridge Credit: ITV Meridian

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Man in hospital after crash involving police car

Officers investigating a road traffic collision involving a police car near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.

At 6.06pm on Saturday 23 August 2014 a road traffic collision occurred on the B3146 at Osehill Green just off the A352 toward Glanvilles Wootton between Dorchester and Sherborne.

A Dorset Police vehicle was following a black Peugeot GTI which failed to stop as requested.

The Peugeot left the road and collided with a road sign. The male occupant alighted from the Peugeot and the police car, that was following, then collided with the driver.

A 28-year-old man from Yeovil sustained a serious injury to his arm and was taken to Dorset County Hospital. He was arrested for driving related offences.

A road closure was in place between the junction of the A352 with the B3146 and at the junction of the B3146 and Park Lane to allow specialist officers to investigate the scene.

"I am appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward and contact police. I would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of either vehicle leading up to the collision.”

– Police Sergeant Dave Stroud

Appeal for information following collision in Margate

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a pedestrian suffered foot and ankle injuries on Tuesday 19 August.

Officers were called at 2.50pm following reports the pedestrian, an 18-year old man, had been in collision with a car in St Peter’s Road, Margate.

Reports suggest the woman who was driving the car, described as a silver Vauxhall Corsa, left the scene. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital and treated for his injuries.

Enquiries are ongoing and officers would like to speak to the driver or anyone who saw the incident.

Appeal for information over crash in Sherborne St John

Police are appealing for drivers to come forward if they witnessed a serious injury single vehicle collision at Sherborne St John just before 9.30pm on Tuesday, August 12th.

A Ford Fiesta was involved in a collision with a tree at the junction of Vyne Road and Morgaston Road. The 21-year-old driver suffered multiple serious injuries, which are not life threatening. He is being treated at Southampton General Hospital.

A 22-year-old man was treated for concussion and a 19-year-old woman was treated for minor injuries. Both were passengers in the Ford Fiesta.

Anyone who saw what happened is urged to contact PC Andrew Christopher at Whitchurch Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting 44140291983.

You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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