A woman has died and a man is in hospital with serious injuries after they were hit by a car in Guildlford. The 4 by 4 vehicle mounted the pavement near the town centre yesterday afternoon. Richard Slee reports.
The driver of a Landrover, a man in his forties, remains in hospital, after his vehicle mounted a pavement, killing a woman and injuring two others.
The collision happened in Bridge Street, Guildford on Saturday afternoon.
A woman in her thirties died at the scene- her family have been informed but she has not been formally identified.
Another pedestrian, a man in his forties, suffered serious pelvic injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting where he remains.
A third pedestrian, a woman also in her thirties, suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital as a precaution but has since been discharged.
The road was closed at junction with Farnham Road whilst specialist Collision Investigation officers carried out further enquiries as part of an ongoing investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
They're asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.
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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.
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.
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:
- 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.
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