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UPDATE: Second person dies following collision in Ashford in December

10 Jan, 2018 21:12 News Witness Appeals

A husband and wife who were involved in a serious collision in Ashford on December 9 have both died.

Police were called to the A308 Kingston Road at 4pm after four cars were involved in a collision.

Evelyn Swann, 88, the passenger of a Skoda Fabia died at the scene. Neil Swann, 87, the driver of the Skoda was taken to hospital but died on January 2.

The driver of a blue Subaru Impreza was taken to hospital with a serious but non-life threatening injury. No one was injured in the other two vehicles involved, a grey Subaru Impreza and a Black Suzuki Vitara.

Mr and Mrs Swann’s family said: “Neil and Evelyn Swann will be sorely missed by their family who have asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, has any dashcam footage or saw any of the cars mentioned driving prior to the incident is asked to call Surrey Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01483 639922 quoting PR/P17308881.

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

*A 33-year-old man from Seaford in Sussex and a 32-year-old man from Hersham, Surrey have both been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst over the prescribed limit for drugs. They remain under investigation.





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