Witnesses appeal: Oxenden road fatal collision

Oxenden road

Oxenden road fatal collision

Surrey Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on Oxendon Road in the early hours of  Saturday, 26 September 2021. In a statement on from The Guildford Beat, Surrey police informed that:

“The teenage driver of a Volkswagen Polo was sadly killed when the car collided head-on with a taxi travelling in the opposite direction in Oxenden Road just after 1am.
The front seat passenger and six other passengers were taken to hospital. The front seat passenger and one of the back seat passengers suffered serious injuries and remain in hospital.
The taxi driver suffered minor injuries and was also taken to hospital. He was not carrying any passengers at the time.”

Detective Sergeant Kani Barawi, who is dealing with the incident, said: “Our thoughts remain with the families of the boys involved in this tragic incident, which has left one teenager dead and two more in a serious condition in hospital. We are working hard to establish the circumstances of the crash and would appeal to anyone with any information to contact us straight away.”

Police Appeal

If you witnessed anything please contact Surrey Police quoting PR/P21207382 via:

If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Public reaction

Following the accident, Frimley Green FC has announced via its social media (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) that one of their young U18 players was killed during the collision. The message read:

“It is with great sadness that Frimley Green Football Club confirm the tragic loss of one of our promising young U18 players, in a fatal car accident Saturday night. Several other club players were involved in the incident and remain in hospital, some in intensive care.”

Oxenden Road Fatal collision

These online posts have received an outpouring of support. Local residents have also gathered on Oxenden road and left flowers, candles, football shirt, and messages of support. The communities thoughts are prayers are with the family’s impacted at this tragic time.

Grief after bereavement or loss

Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them. If these feelings are affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help. Please visit  https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/feelings-symptoms-behaviours/feelings-and-symptoms/grief-bereavement-loss for more information.

 

Location map for witnesses appeal

 

Oxenden Road
Map highlighting in yellow the location of Oxdenden Road

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