Witness appeal after serious Crowborough crash

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Witnesses are being sought after two elderly people were seriously injured in a crash involving a car and a lorry in Crowborough yesterday (Thursday, December 8).

Emergency services were called to Mill Lane at the A26 Beacon Road after the crash between a blue Ford car and a red DAF lorry at 9.23am.

Both the Ford driver, an 86-year-old local man and his passenger, an 81-year-old local woman, suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

The lorry driver, a 52-year-old man from London, was not injured.

The road was closed until around 3.10pm for recovery work.

Sergeant Peter Verney said: “We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and who saw what happened.

“Witnesses can email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation New York.”

UPDATE: Drivers taken to hospital after serious Crowborough crash

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