Numerous people taken to hospital after A31 crash involving coach and several cars

A number of people have been taken to hospital following a crash that involved a coach and several cars on the A31.

The accident took place on the A31 eastbound carriageway – between the turn off for Puttenham and the A3 turn off for Guildford – which was blocked and then closed.

Surrey Police confirmed a number of people were taken to hospital following the crash, which took place at about 7.10am on Wednesday (November 10).

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A spokesperson for Surrey Police said: “We are currently dealing with a collision which happened at around 7.10am this morning (November 10), on the A31 near Puttenham.

“Multiple vehicles, including a single-decker coach, were involved in the collision and a number of people have been taken to hospital, none of which are believed to be serious at this time.

“The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident. However, one lane has now been reopened and the carriageway is expected to be fully reopened shortly.”

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Anyone who witnessed what happened, or has dash-cam footage, is asked to contact Surrey Police quoting PR/P21242926 via its webchat service, online, or by calling 101.

One lane is still closed and there is queuing traffic for four miles at the time of writing, according to traffic and travel website Inrix.

For live updates on this incident, see our blog here.

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