Two scaffolder workers have escape serious injury after a lorry trailer uncoupled it’s self whilst traveling up hill and ploughed into the rear of the works van and two other parked vehicle, A Rover and BMW.
The two workers were in the van having lunch when the trailer ploughed into them.
One of the workers has been taken to the Royal Surrey Hospitial with an eye injury. It sounded like a bomb going on as the trailer ploughed into us. We are lucky very lucky said one of the workers from Watford who had stopped for lunch. the pair had been working on a near by new development Queen Places on Farnham Road in Guildford.
Officers Surrey Roads policing have currently closed large section of the road outside the Farnham hospital on Farnham Road part of the main A31 following the incident.
Vehicle examiners from Driver and vehicle standard agency part of the department for transport are carrying out tests on the tractor unit and trailer to work out how the trailer failed. The driver a Romanina who was in shock said the load was due to be dropped in Alton. He is currently giving his first account to police he has not been arrested
The road is likely to remain closed for sometime to aid collision investigation work and recovery of the tractor unit, trailer and the damaged vehicles.
Drivers are being advised to seek alternative routes. Local diversions have been put in place