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15.29 Update 2: Road traffic collision involving school coach in Chobham

 

Surrey Police can confirm that the road closures following the road traffic collision at the junction of Philpot Lane and Station Road in Chobham have now been lifted (1.54pm).

 

Traffic can move freely in the vicinity, following the incident involving a school coach and a silver BMW car, this morning at around 8.35am.

 

Twenty seven children, all pupils from Woking High School, were travelling on the white single decker coach. Fourteen children suffered minor injuries, with two being taken to St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey.

 

The driver of the BMW, a 30-year-old local man was taken to St George’s Hospital in Tooting and is due to be discharged later today following treatment for a head injury.

 

Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 01483 639933 quoting reference P12167311.

11.28am Update:

Surrey Police can confirm that the driver of a car which was in collision with a school coach in the Chobham area of Woking this morning (Wednesday, 13 June) has now been taken to hospital in London.

 

The 30-year-old local man was taken by road to St George’s Hospital with head injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

 

The silver BMW was in collision with a single decker white coach at the junction of Philpot Lane and Station Road at around 8.35am.

 

The coach was transporting children to Woking High School.  Twenty seven children were involved, eleven suffered minor injuries, with two being taken to St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey.  All children have been accounted for and have either been collected from the scene or taken to school by another vehicle. Parents were contacted and the head teacher was at the scene.

 

Road closures remain in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area. The closures involve Philpot Lane, Station Road, Chobham Road and Littlewick Road.

 

 

 

Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 01483 639933 quoting reference P12167311.

Road traffic collision involving school coach in Chobham

Surrey Police can confirm that emergency services are currently attending a road traffic collision involving a school coach in the Chobham area of Woking.

 

Officers received a call at 8.35am this morning (Wednesday, 12 June) reporting the incident at the junction of Philpot Lane and Station Road near to a garden centre.

 

The coach, carrying children from a local school, was in collision with a silver BMW.

 

The children are safely off the coach and are not believed to be seriously injured.  The head teacher of the school is at the scene and parents are being contacted.

 

The driver of the car is currently being attended to and his condition is not known.

 

Road closures are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

 

The closures involve Philpot Lane, Station Road, Chobham Road and Littlewick Road.

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