Pedestrian hit by HGV on Hogs Back has ‘life-threatening’ injuries

A pedestrian has been flown to hospital by air ambulance with "life-threatening injuries" after being hit by an HGV in the early hours of Friday morning (September 23) on the A31 Hogs Back near Guildford. The collision took place shortly after 3.30am outside of the town centre, close to the junction with the B3000 in Puttenham. In a statement, Surrey Police said: "We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the A31 Farnham Road in Guildford this morning (Friday, September 23).

At around 3.40am, officers were called to reports of a collision between an HGV and a pedestrian. The pedestrian, who is in their twenties, was taken to hospital by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries. "The road remains closed on the Guildford-bound side, from the junction with the A31 Hogs Back to the junction with Down Lane.

The closure is likely to be in place until mid-morning today." READ MORE: Live A31 traffic updates after pedestrian hit by HGV in early-morning Hogs Back crash The A31 was closed in both directions for several hours after the crash.

The westbound carriageway towards Farnham reopened at around 8.30am but congestion remained in the area throughout the morning rush hour. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, have dashcam footage or saw a male pedestrian in the area at the time or just before, is asked to contact the police quoting reference PR/45220102127. You can get in touch by calling 101, visiting the police website, or by anonymously calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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