Devastating accident on A285 at Duncton leaves three dead and several injured

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In a devastating incident that occurred on Saturday evening, witnesses are being sought by the police following a collision between a white BMW 220 and a grey Mercedes C200 near Chichester.

The accident took place on the A285, between Keepers Cottage and Little Farm Campsite, at approximately 7:30 pm. The consequences were heart-wrenching, as three individuals from the BMW sadly lost their lives at the scene. Another occupant was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries.

The Mercedes, carrying three individuals, also suffered the impact of the collision. All three occupants were transported to the hospital for medical attention. One of them is currently fighting for their life, while another sustained serious injuries. The third person in the Mercedes suffered minor injuries.

The police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have captured relevant footage on their dash cam to come forward. If you have any information, kindly reach out to the authorities by sending an email to, quoting serial 1542 of 10/06.

As a result of the collision, a portion of the road remained closed for several hours overnight. However, it has since reopened, and the authorities would like to express their gratitude for the patience and understanding shown by the local community during this difficult time.

This tragic event has left the community of Duncton in shock, and the police investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision.

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