A22 in Hailsham closed in both directions after serious crash

SUSSEX Police have closed the A22 in Hailsham in both directions following a serious crash.

The road is shut northbound and southbound between the Diplocks and Bowship roundabouts.

Police and emergency services are currently attending the collision which happened this morning (March 1).

The incident took place in Hempstead Lane at 5.50am where a Vauxhall van was in collision with a Peugeot car.

Police are advising drivers to use an alternative route.

A man has been taken to the Eastbourne District General Hospital with serious injuries.