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Horror crash sees woman hit by at least five vehicles on Surrey dual carriageway

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Police were called after a body was found on the A331. The horrific incident occurred in the early hours of this morning in Tongham, Surrey. The woman's body was discovered near to Ash Bridge just after midnight.

The woman's identity has not been revealed.

Due to the incident, the road is now closed in both directions as the investigation continues.

Surrey police said in a statement: "We were called to the A331 near the Ash bridge shortly after midnight following reports that the body of a woman had been found in the carriageway.

"It is believed she was struck by at least five vehicles and enquiries remain ongoing to identify these vehicles.

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Surrey crash: A stock photo of a police officer (Image: GETTY)

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Surrey crash: The body was found shortly after midnight (Image: Google Maps )

"The road is currently closed in both directions while we deal with the incident."

A witness claimed to have seen damaged cars around the scene.

Anne Shanks said on Facebook: "So very sad for the lady her family and the drivers dreadful."

Amanda Newbould also said: "Dreadful news, poor lady."

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Surrey crash: Police are now investigating (Image: GETTY)

Kerry Ann South also added: "So so sad, poor lady."

This horrific traffic incident comes just days after a teenager died following a head-on crash.

The young footballer died following the crash on Oxenden Road, Tongham.

His car collided with a taxi just after 1am on Sunday.

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Surrey: A seperate incident occurred on Oxenden Road (Image: Google Maps )

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Surrey news: The identity of the woman has not been revealed (Image: Google Maps )

Eight people were hurt in the collision.

Two of those eight are in intensive care while the taxi driver suffered minor injuries.

Det Serg Kani Barawi, of Surrey Police, said: "Our thoughts remain with the families of the boys involved in this tragic incident, which has left one teenager dead and two more in a serious condition in hospital.

"We are working hard to establish the circumstances of the crash and would appeal to anyone with any information to contact us straight away."

The victim was a promising young footballer and had played for Frimley Green FC.

The football club released a statement following the tragic incident.

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Surrey news: The teen died following the crash (Image: Google Maps )

They said: "It is with great sadness that Frimley Green Football Club confirm the tragic loss of one of our promising young U18 players, in a fatal car accident Saturday night.

"Several other club players were involved in the incident and remain in hospital, some in intensive care."

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