Elderly Selsey woman suffers head injuries after fall on uneven ground whilst crossing a road

An 81-year-old woman was taken to hospital with head injuries after a fall in Selsey yesterday afternoon (Monday), Sussex Police has confirmed.

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Police and paramedics were called to Chichester Road, Selsey, after reports of a person lying in the road outside The Old Piggery Farm Shop.

A police spokesman said: "At 5.43pm, police were called to Chichester Road near The Old Piggery where an 81-year-old local woman had sustained head injuries, apparently having lost her footing and fallen on uneven ground after crossing the road.

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"The woman was taken by ambulance to St Richard's Hospital, Chichester."

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A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service, which was called to the scene at 4.40pm, said the woman was 'assessed and treated' for a 'trauma injury' before being taken to hospital.