UPDATE: Man airlifted to hospital after car and coach collide

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Police

A man has been airlifted to hospital after a car and a coach collided this morning (Monday October 19).

Emergency services were called to Turners Hill Road, in Turners Hill near to Tulleys Farm, at around 8am.

One man, the driver of the car, was trapped in the collision and was released by fire crews.

Two ambulances and an Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A spokesman from South East Coast Ambulance Service said the man suffered leg injuries and was taken to St George’s Hospital, in Tooting, by Air Ambulance.

The coach driver also suffered minor injuries and was taken to East Surrey Hospital, in Redhill, for further checks.

The road has been closed at the junction with Wallage Lane.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area and find an alternative route.

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