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Two children injured after pensioner drives onto pavement

The incident happened shortly before 11am this morning.

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A NUMBER OF people have been injured after an 80-year-old woman mounted the pavement in her car.

This happened next to the entrance of shopping centre in Guildford, Surrey shortly before 11am this morning.

A number of pedestrians were injured in the incident, with The Guardian saying that these included a girl aged 13 months and a two-year-old boy.

Following the collision seven people were taken to hospital, with three of them thought to be suffering from serious injuries.

Besides the two children, a man in his 60s was airlifted to hospital, and a woman suffering from leg injuries was also taken to hospital in an ambulance.

Following the incident six ambulance crews and four ambulance cars were in attendance, along with two air ambulances.

The car involved was a Silver Volkwagen Polo with Surrey police confirming the age of the woman driving the vehicle.

They also said that there was a 92-year-old male passenger in the car.

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Both of them were taken to hospital following the crash.

Speaking to local news outlet Get Surrey, Prince Khurram who owned a shop near to the where the crash happened, said, “When I was in the shop I heard quite a loud bang, I think the car crashed into one of the black poles, I think it went completely out of control.”

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