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Road reopened after fatal collision in Guildford

Bridge Street was closed for several hours after the collision Credit: @AndyOneBeard/PA Wire

Three pedestrians were involved in a collision with a car - one of them, a woman - was pronounced dead at the scene. Read the full story here.

The road was closed for several hours for Surrey Police road collision teams to investigate. All lanes have been reopened. The earlier accident and emergency repairs have been completed on the A322 Bridge Street between A31 Farnham Road / Walnut Tree Close (Guildford One Way System) and Bedford Road.

Updates on incident to follow tomorrow.

Investigations continue after fatal collision Credit: @AndyOneBeard/PA Wire

Fatal collision in Guildford after car hits pedestrians

Investigation underway after fatal collision in Guildford

A woman in her thirties has died after being hit by a car which left the road in Guildford this afternoon. The fatal incident happened in Bridge Street just before 1.30pm when a grey Land Rover Defender was involved in a collision with three pedestrians. Surrey Police are appealing for witnesses.

A second pedestrian, a man in his forties, was left with serious pelvic injuries and has been taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting.

A third pedestrian, a woman also in her thirties, suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Land Rover, a man in his forties, was taken by ambulance to The Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

The dead woman's next of kin have been informed and are being supported by Surrey Police officers.

Bridge Street has been closed at its junction with Farnham Road while police collision teams carry out their investigations. The public are being advised to avoid the area until further notice.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the collision or the events leading up to it are being asked to call the Surrey Police Collision Investigation Unit on 01483 639922, or call 101 quoting reference P16039280, or you can report your information online at https://my.surrey.police.uk/splonlinereportingweb.

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Have you seen missing Michaela from Guildford?

Police renew search appeal for missing Michaela Pugh from Guildford Credit: Surrey Police

Detectives searching for a woman who went missing from her home in Guildford a week ago have renewed their appeal for information on her whereabouts.

Thirty-seven-year-old Michaela Pugh is from Slovakia, but has been living in Surrey for several years. She has not been seen by her family or friends since the afternoon of Friday 12th February 2016.

She is described as:

  • White
  • 5ft 4ins tall with a slim build
  • Dark brown hair and eyes
  • May have been wearing a parka style coat and black leggings

The police have released more images of Michaela to help with the search. She may have been driving a black Lexus. Officers say a vehicle matching the description has been found near Beachy Head in Sussex.

Detectives from both Surrey and Sussex say they are working together as 'a matter of urgency' to make sure that Michaela Pugh is safe and well. Searches are taking place in Eastbourne. Officers would like to speak to anyone who might have been using the phone box at the National Trust site at Birling Gap in Sussex last weekend.

If you have information you can contact Surrey Police by calling 101 and quoting reference 45160012783, or you can call or text the charity Missing People on 116 000.

Teenage girl attacked with crowbar in Surrey park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was assaulted with a crowbar in Guildford. The victim was left with a head injury, a suspected broken nose, broken ribs and two black eyes as a result of the attack, which took place in Stoughton Recreation Ground in Northway.

The assault is alleged to have been carried out by three older girls and it is believed a number of people witnessed the incident. The victim was taken to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford where she received treatment for her injuries.

PC Carina Jewell said: "We were made aware of this assault after the victim was taken to hospital for treatment. We have launched an investigation but unfortunately, we do not currently have much information. We are appealing to anyone who witnessed this vicious attack to contact us as a matter of urgency so that we can establish the circumstances of what has happened and identify those responsible.”

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Group jailed for importing cannabis

These men have been sentenced to a total of more than 17 years in prison Credit: Surrey Police

For men have been jailed for importing more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of cannabis.

A complex investigation which involved analysing CCTV footage and tracking car number plates led to the arrests.

The men were sentenced to a total of more than 17 years at Guildford Crown Court.

Baby and small child in hospital after car mounts pavement

A baby and small child are in hospital after they were catapulted out of a buggy - when a car mounted a pavement in a busy town centre.

Also injured: five adult pedestrians. The driver, a woman in her 80s, is said to have blacked out at the wheel of her car and crashed into shoppers outside the Friary shopping centre in Guildford.

Andrew Pate reports.

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