Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-09-09

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3 NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 News Teenage driver in lucky escape from rolled car A DRIVER managed to walk away from the scene of a dramatic single vehicle crash that left his car overturned near RAF Odiham. Emergency services were called to Alton Road, south of Odiham, at 12.09pm on Tuesday last week following reports of a collision involving one vehicle. Images showed a hatchback completely on its roof in the middle of the country road, causing significan­t damage and blocking the carriagewa­y. A spokesman for Odiham Fire Station said a 19-year-old man had managed to get out of the car himself by the time crews arrived and showed slight injuries from the crash. The scene was made safe and emergency services, including the South Central Ambulance Service, left the area little more than an hour later. A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “One crew from Odiham was mobilised at 12.09am yesterday to Alton Road, Hook. There was an RTC involving one vehicle, which had rolled over. No one was trapped. The scene was made safe and the stop message came in at 1.30pm.” The driver of this overturned car escaped with ‘slight injuries’ after a crash in Alton Road, near RAF Odiham, on Tuesday last week ODIHAM FIRE STATION Man’s death being treated as non-suspicious after body find North Town ward councillor, and Rushmoor Labour leader, Cllr Keith Dibble said police were dealing with a “very serious incident”. He added: “I spoke to a firefighte­r and they said they could not say much, but a dog walker had found a body earlier in the morning. There were police, fire engines and ambulances when I walked past at around 10am.” Pictures taken by the councillor showed a large presence of police in Redan Road and access to a large footpath cordoned off. A spokesman for Hampshire Constabula­ry said on Thursday: “Emergency services are currently attending a wooded area in Aldershot following the discovery of a deceased male. “We were called after a member of the public discovered the body at just after 6.30am this morning in the woodlands on Mount Pleasant Road, near the junction with Windmill Road. The incident is being treated as a non-suspicious sudden death and a file will be passed to the coroner.” THE body of a man was discovered in a wooded area in Aldershot last week. Police and paramedics were called to woodlands just off Mount Pleasant Road, close to Redan Road, at around 6.30am on Thursday. A member of the public, believed to be a dog walker, discovered the body of the male close to Aldershot Town Football Club before alerting emergency services, who remained at the scene throughout the morning. Reporter leaves after 32 years VETERAN reporter Stephen Lloyd has left the Aldershot News series after three decades of service. Mr Lloyd began his career with the Aldershot News & Mail based in the old premises in Penmark House, Albert Road, Aldershot, in 1988. He worked there for some months before becoming a Fleet district reporter, a position he held for many years. When the Aldershot News offices closed, he relocated to Stoke Mill in Guildford and continued to work on all editions of the paper. Most recently Mr Lloyd was responsibl­e for content editing the publicatio­n. Emails to the paper can now be sent to tms-aldershote­ditorial@ trinitymir­ Stephen Lloyd worked for this newspaper for 32 years PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­ +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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