UPDATED: Two car collision at Heron’s Ghyll

Police were called to a two car collision on the A26 at Heron’s Ghyll between Uckfield and Crowborough this morning (Thursday October 9).

Two women who were driving vehicles each suffered whiplash injuries and were treated at the Kent and Sussex Hospital in Pembury, police said.

The collision occurred in heavy rain at around 10.45am.

A silver Vauxhall Vectra, driven by a 27-year-old Crowborough woman, collided with a blue Mitsubishi Pajero, driven by a 30-year-old Uckfield woman, police said.

The Vauxhall left the road and went down a bank, trapping the driver who had to be cut free by fire and rescue personnel, police said.

The road was closed to traffic in both directions while the incident was dealt with.

The southbound carriageway re-opened at 12.10pm and the road fully re-opened at 1.12pm.