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Second Road Death Within 48-hours in Tongham

Published on: 28 Sep, 2021
Updated on: 30 Sep, 2021

In the second fatal road collision in Tongham within 48-hours, a female pedestrian died after being struck by multiple vehicles just after midnight today (Tuesday, September 28). Another reported fatality in Cranleigh (see below) brings the grim total to three West Surrey road deaths in three days.

Police were called to the A331 near the Ash bridge following reports that the body of a woman had been found in the carriageway.

It is believed she was struck by at least four vehicles and police enquiries remain ongoing to identify them.

At 13.42 today, police said the road was still closed while they continued their investigation.  The road is likely to remain closed for several hours while the investigation into the accident is completed. Diversions are in place but the police are asking motorists to be patient and avoid the area if they can, for the time being.

Early on Sunday morning, a young driver died in a head-on collision with a taxi.

See: Driver Who Died In Tongham Crash Was Promising Young Footballer

Speaking about the tragic incident on the A331, police said anyone with any information or dashcam footage should contact them quoting reference PR/P21208865 via:

Cranleigh Collision

Surrey Police are also appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Cranleigh on Monday (September 27).

The collision, involving a cyclist and a white vehicle, occurred around 6.05pm on the Horsham Road.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the scene and enquiries are underway to locate them as soon as possible.

The cyclist was treated at the scene by paramedics but was sadly pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

A police spokesperson said: “If you witnessed the incident, or you have any information which could help us trace the driver of the vehicle involved, please get in touch with us as a matter of urgency quoting reference PR/P21208623.”

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