Haywards Heath car accident: elderly woman taken to hospital

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after a car accident in Haywards Heath.

A road in Haywards Heath was closed while emergency services dealt with a car accident. Picture: Eddie Howland
A road in Haywards Heath was closed while emergency services dealt with a car accident. Picture: Eddie Howland

The accident happened on Sussex Road, at the junction with Ashenground Road and Franklynn Road, before midday today.

A West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said they were called to the scene by Sussex Police at 11.37am, and sent two heavy rescue vehicles.

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When they arrived at the scene, paramedics had already got her out of her vehicle. She was taken to hospital, the fire service spokesman confirmed.

A road in Haywards Heath was closed while emergency services dealt with a car accident. Picture: Eddie Howland

Firefighters left the scene at 12.45pm.

Sussex Police attended the scene and closed off part of the road while the emergency services dealt with the incident.

A police spokesman was unable to find the details of the accident.