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Man sustains life-threatening injuries in A4 collision

Thames Valley Police appeal for witnesses after the incident in Sulhamstead this morning

Sarah Bosley

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A man has sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision on the A4 this morning.

Thames Valley Police is now appealing for witnesses to the incident in Sulhamstead, which happened at around 9.15am.

Officers were called to the scene at the junction with Ufton Lane and Lambdens Hill following a collision involving a black Nissan Juke and a pedestrian.

The male pedestrian has been taken to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries and his next of kin has been informed.

The male driver of the car was uninjured.

Sergeant Chris Ruff, from the Joint Roads Policing Unit, said: “We’re appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision, or either the man or the Nissan prior to the incident.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact 101, quoting reference 299 18/05 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously.

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  • Duane

    19/05/2018 - 09:09

    The big question is why a person in critical condition was sent to Southampton hospital. Seven miles/15 mins to Reading, 45 miles/1hour 15mins to Southampton. What part of the system failed and caused a man in critical condition to be denied access to a doctor for an extra 60 minutes? This is what should be investigated and reported - the public has a right to know.

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  • Duane

    19/05/2018 - 08:08

    Why was someone with life threading injuries taken all the way to Southampton hospital? Seven miles/15 minutes to Reading, 45 miles/1hr 15 mins to Southampton! Why was he denied access to a doctor for an extra hour? Which part of the system failed? The public has the right to know.

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