Elderly pedestrian suffers serious injuries in Newhaven crash

Police news
Police news

An elderly man suffered serious injuries after a collision in Newhaven this morning (Tuesday).

Emergency services say they were called to the A259 in Newhaven at around 7.12am where an elderly man on foot and a car had been in collision at the junction of North Way and South Way, at the western end of the town's one-way system.

Sussex Police say the pedestrian, who is in his 70s, was seriously injured and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton for medical treatment.

The road was closed while the incident was dealt with, resulting in long traffic queues in both directions. Motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting reference 155 of 04/10.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.sussexexpress.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Express/
3) Follow us on Twitter @sussex_express
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Sussex Express - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.