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WEST SUSSEX - MOST RECENT REPORTED INCIDENTS
FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2013
F&RS Call Ref: 3210
Time: 06:24 - 08:50
Location: NEWPOUND ROAD, WISBOROUGH GREEN
involving car into tree and on side - 1 male casualty trapped - Vehicle stabilised and casualty extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic rescue equipment and conveyed to hospital by ambulance
WrL Billingshurst, WrL Horsham, HRT Crawley, WrL Crawley
POLICE report - Ref: PR42618 / 2013
Location: B2133 at Newpound Common
Incident: Man injured after his car collided with tree
A man has suffered serious injuries after he collided with a tree at 6.22am this morning.
The VW Golf was travelling north on the B2133 at Newpound Common when it failed to negotiate a bend and collided with a tree.
The 38-year-old driver from Billingshurst was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with a serious head injury.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Thornton
or email email@example.com
F&RS Call Ref: 3216
Location: MID TERRACED HOUSE - RUSKIN ROAD, WORTHING
in 1st floor bedroom - bedroom 100% destroyed by fire - 1st floor heavily smoke damaged - 4BA, 3HRs and PPV fan used by WSF&RS-damaged areas damped down - 1 male occupant treated at the scene for smoke inhalation - deliberate ignition
WrL x2 Worthing, WrL Shoreham, Red Cross Support Unit
F&RS Call Ref: 3223
Location: HOUSE - FULHAM CLOSE, CRAWLEY
fire in 1st floor bathroom - 2BA, 1HR, PPV fan used by WSF&RS - accidental - WrLx2 Crawley
F&RS Call Ref: 3225
Location: A286 WEST DEAN
involving car in collision with tree - elderly male adult and elderly female adult assessed at the scene by ambulance paramedics and released from car - scene made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Chichester
F&RS Call Ref: 3229
Location: FLAT ABOVE SHOP - MONTAGUE STREET, WORTHING
four storey building - fire in 3rd floor bedsit - bedsit 20% damaged by fire - 100% damaged by smoke - male occupant rescued from flat by WSF&RS and treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital by ambulance - 6BA, 4HRS used by WSF&RS - cause of fire under investigation - WrLx2 Worthing, WrL Shoreham, FIO
POLICE report - Ref: PR42603 / 2013
Incident: Teenager charged with Littlehampton arsons
A 16 year old youth has been charged with two counts of arson after two recycling bins were set alight in the car park at Windmill Road, Littlehampton. The incidents happened on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week [11 and 12 June]. He is due to appear at Worthing youth court on 4 July.
POLICE report - Ref: PR42620 / 2013
Location: Pagham Road, Bognor
Incident: Pedestrian injured in collision in Bognor
Police were called to Pagham Road at 5.45pm on Friday afternoon to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrian.
A pedestrian collided with the back of the car and hit his head on the ground. The 60-year-old man from Bognor Regis was taken to Southampton Hospital with a serious head injury where he remains in a critical condition.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Malvern
or eMail firstname.lastname@example.org
F&RS Call Ref: 3253
Location: A24 FINDON
car overturned - 2 persons extricated by WSF&RS using hydraulic and electric rescue equipment - both persons taken to hospital by ambulance - incident left with police - WrLx2 Worthing, HRT Worthing
POLICE report - Ref: PR42621 / 2013
Location: A24, Findon
Incident: Woman seriously injured in Findon collision
Police are appealing for witnesses to a single car collision on the A24 at Findon at 9pm.
The car, being driven by a 43-year-old woman, left the carriageway on the Quadrangle at Findon and collided with a telegraph pole before overturning. The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The passenger sustained minor injuries. The road reopened at 1.30am after emergency services dealt with the incident. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Walton or email email@example.com
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SATURDAY 15 JUNE 2013
F&RS Call Ref: 3263
Location: SOUTHWATER ROAD, SOUTHWATER
collision involving car with telegraph pole - telegraph poles and cables across road - no persons trapped - road closed by police - car and road made safe by WSF&RS - incident left with police - WrL Horsham
F&RS Call Ref: 3264
Location: FLAT ABOVE SHOP - BEPTON ROAD, MIDHURST
100% of kitchen destroyed by fire - remainder of flat damaged by smoke - 2BA, 3HRs used by WSF&RS - damaged areas damped down and cut away - accidental - WrL x2 Midhurst, WrL Petworth
F&RS Call Ref: 3267
Location: A24 WASHINGTON - SOUTH OF WASHINGTON ROUNDABOUT
involving car overturned - 1 female adult released before arrival of WSF&RS - 1st aid given by WSF&RS and ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS - - WrLx2 Worthing, HRT Worthing
POLICE report - Ref: RAL/01
Incident: FATAL ACCIDENT A22/A272
At 08:00 hours Police, Ambulance and Fire were called to the scene of a collision on the A22, Uckfield, near the junction of the A272.
A grey Ford Mondeo Estate being driven by a male aged 64 from Kingston Upon Thames was travelling north on the A22 when it came into collision with a white Ford Transit Van being driven by a local male aged 49. Having collided with the southbound van the Ford Mondeo then collided with a southbound silver Mercedes C320 being driven by a 59 male from Croydon.
HEMS helicopter also attended the scene however tragically the 59 year old female passenger of the Ford Mondeo died at the scene. The driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Occupants from the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.
The road has been closed whilst specialist officers examine the collision scene.
Anyone who may have seen the collision contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Ankara
F&RS Call Ref: 3268
Location: TITCH HILL, SOMPTING
involving car in collision with flint wall - 1 male adult released before arrival of WSF&RS and taken to hospital by ambulance paramedics - scene made safe by WSF&RS - WrL Worthing
F&RS Call Ref: 3279
Location: REAR OF PARKING AREA - OLIVER ACRE, LITTLEHAMPTON
3m of fencing on fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Littlehampton
POLICE report - Ref: PR42623 / 2013
Location: Kennell Hill, north of Chichester
Incident: Two injured in motorbike collision
Two people were injured after a motorbike collision on Kennell Hill, north of Chichester at 7.05pm.
The rider, a 21-year-old man from Hampshire, and his pillion passenger, an 18-year-old woman from Charlton, both suffered injuries. The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the man suffered minor injuries, both were taken to Southampton Hospital to be treated. The motorbike collided with the verge causing both of them to be thrown off.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 1366 of 15/6.
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SUNDAY 16 JUNE 2013
POLICE report - Ref: PR42625 / 2013
Location: Halewick Lane, Sompting
Incident: Appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Sompting
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and suffered a serious head injury in Halewick Lane, Sompting, in the early hours. The 21-year-old man was found lying on the ground at the top of the lane at 2.45am. He was taken to Hurstwood Park neurological unit at Haywards Heath to undergo surgery where he is in a serious but stable condition.
A 50-year-old Worthing woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released on bail until 15 July.
Detective Sergeant Alex Lowe said: "We are appealing for witnesses because we believe there maybe other people involved in this assault. The man has suffered a serious head injury. He was taken to Worthing Hospital initially but then transferred to Hurstwood Park neurological unit for surgery."
Anyone with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0199 of 16/6
or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
POLICE report - Ref: PR42613 / 2013
Police concerned for missing Bognor cyclist
Police are concerned for the welfare of Aelfred 'Aelfi' Morris, 27, who has not been seen since he set off for a cycle ride to Felpham on Saturday 15 June. His disappearance is out of character and his family are very concerned.
Insp Steve Rayland said: "We and his family are increasingly concerned as Aelfred suffers from depression and has not been out of touch with his family for so long. He set off from Worthing on Saturday to cycle to his grandmother's in Felpham but he never arrived and he has not made any contact with his family".
Dedicated search teams and volunteers from the Lowland Search and Rescue Team are searching Eartham Woods near Slindon where Aelfred has recently been. He also has links to Middleton-on-Sea.
Aelfred, who lives in Bognor, is described as slim, about 6' 3", he has short dark hair, a beard, and was wearing a cream hoodie and jeans. He is riding a blue mountain bike and is wearing a blue rucksack.
If you have seen Aelfred or know of his whereabouts please call police on 101.
F&RS Call Ref: 3290
Location: FLATS ABOVE SHOP - HAGLANDS LANE, WEST CHILTINGTON
1st floor bedroom damaged by fire, heat and smoke - 2BA, 1HR and thermal imaging camera used by WSF&RS - damaged items removed and salvage undertaken by WSF&RS - accidental - WrL Storrington, WrL Petworth
F&RS Call Ref: 3310
Location: NURSING HOME - HORSHAM ROAD, ROWHOOK
Smell of burning - small fire out on arrival in magnetic self closing door on 1st floor corridor - door inspected by WSF&RS using thermal imaging camera - door isolated by electrician - accidental - WrLx2 Horsham
F&RS Call Ref: 3312
Location: MALCOLM ROAD, TANGMERE
wheelie bin on fire - 1HR used by WSF&RS - deliberate ignition - WrL Chichester
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