Man, 66, seriously injured after Hastings collision

A man was taken to hospital after his car collided with a tree, police confirmed today.

The incident happened in Old London Road on Friday evening (January 21).

Police said the road was closed for several hours as emergency services attended the scene.

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A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Just after 7.25pm on Friday (January 21) police responded to a report that a vehicle had collided with a tree on Old London Road, Hastings.

The scene of the collision. Picture by Dan Jessup SUS-220122-151347001

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“The road was closed for around five hours while fire crews extracted the casualty and paramedics treated him at the scene.

“The driver of the vehicle, a 66-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious, potentially life-changing injuries.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information officers which could help officers with their investigation is asked to report it to [email protected] or call 101 quoting serial number 1115 of 21/01.”