Elderly woman injured in Seaford crash

A pedestrian suffered serious injuries after a collision in Seaford. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170228-083920001
A pedestrian suffered serious injuries after a collision in Seaford. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170228-083920001

Police say an elderly woman is ‘seriously ill’ in hospital after a collision in Seaford last night (Monday).

The 81-year-old woman from Eastbourne was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton after she was involved in a collision with a car on the A259 Buckle by-pass.

Police are now seeking witnesses to the collision, which took place at around 6.30pm and involved a white Citroen DS3 car being driven by a 20-year-old man from Seaford. Police say the driver was uninjured.

The collision occurred near the by-pass’s junction with Beacon Road and led to the A259 being closed to traffic for around three hours while the incident was dealt with.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting Operation Chatsworth.

They can also report details on-line at https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/, or by phoning 101.

Photo by Dan Jessup.

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