Fatality on Lodge Road


A driver was killed yesterday in a collision with a double-decker Bluestar bus that was headed down Lodge Road, Southampton.

The green Daewoo Espero smashed into the driver’s side of a bus at the junction between Lodge Road and Cambridge Road shortly before 7:50 a.m on Monday 21st March. Recently identified driver, Stuart Gary Allen, 46, from Southampton, died on the scene of the crash.

A 54 year-old male passenger was rushed to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Seven of the ten bus passengers suffered minor injuries and received treatment on scene. However, some passengers were taken to Southampton General Hospital due to minor head, neck and face injuries.

If you have information, call Sgt Gabriel Snuggs at Totton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Fairthorpe, or anonymously call Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.


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