Pedestrian seriously injured in Sussex town centre collision

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with a car in a Sussex town centre.

Saturday, 16th May 2020, 10:54 am

The 36-year-old local man was crossing the A259 North Street, Worthing, just before 8pm on Friday evening (May 15) when he was in collision with a black Nissan Qashqai.

He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, a spokesman for Sussex Police confirmed.

The 40-year-old driver of the Nissan, a Worthing man, was uninjured, police added.

Emergency services at the scene

The road was closed for several hours while rescue, recovery and investigation work took place and was fully re-opened around 1.30am.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email [email protected] or call 101 quoting Operation Maplehurst.

The air ambulance was called to assist
Serious collision in Worthing