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Three in hospital after lorry ploughs into house near Haywards Heath

Three people have been taken to hospital after a lorry crashed into the front of a house at Ansty near Haywards Heath. The truck was also in collision with two cars. One driver suffered serious injures. Tony Green has the latest.

Lorry crashes into front of house as couple watch tv

A lorry has crashed into the front of a house in Sussex while its elderly occupants watched TV inside. The HGV had earlier collided with two cars at Ansty near Haywards Heath. Three people were taken to hospital. These moving pictures were taken by Eddie Mitchell.


Tributes paid to lorry driver killed on motorway

The family of a lorry who died in a crash on the M4 near Reading have paid tribute to him.

Graham Elliott, who was 49 years old and from Dagenham, was killed when his truck overturned on the motorway.

It happened at around 4.50am on Wednesday 11th May 2016, between junctions 12-11 of the M4.

Tributes to lorry driver Credit: Thames Valley Police

Graham Elliott, aged 49, a devoted family man was tragically killed on the M4 motorway on 11th May 2016. He leaves behind a wife and two children aged 16 and 23 who have been devastated by this terrible accident

– The Eliiott family

Ram raiding lorry driver jailed for five years

The ram raid in Southampton Credit: Adam Easton

A lorry driver who ram-raided a Southampton jewellers and took expensive watches has been jailed for nearly five years. 54 year old Gary Barnes, of no fixed abode was charged with robbery. Police were called to Parkhouse and Wyatt jewellers in Above Bar Street in February.

An articulated lorry had been reversed down the road and into the jeweller’s window, where the driver helped himself to watches, officers said. Barnes then fled from the scene in the white Mercedes cab of the lorry, leaving the trailer behind in the jeweller’s window and blocking the busy road.

A few minutes later, police spotted the cab in Shirley Avenue. When officers attempted to pull it over, he reversed into the police car.

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