Car crashes into traffic lights in Crawley

A car has crashed into a traffic light in Ifield Avenue, Crawley, causing significant damage.

The damaged car and traffic light in Ifield Avenue, Crawley
The damaged car and traffic light in Ifield Avenue, Crawley

Pictures show a silver BMW on the pavement being attended to by police, with the remains of a traffic light strewn around.

The BMW has sustained damage to its right hand side and the driver’s side airbag had deployed.

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The incident is reported to have happened at around 5.30pm this evening.

The damaged car in Ifield Avenue, Crawley

A police spokesman confirmed the driver who had notified police and a recovery vehicle is on its way.