Rustington’s A259 closed after car crashes into tree

THE A259 in Rustington was closed for 90 minutes today (Monday, December 12) after a man crashed his car into a tree.

The accident happened on the westbound carriageway of the A259 just before the Shell garage at 12.25pm.

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A man, believed to be in his 20s, had to be cut out from his car by fire crews from Littlehampton and Worthing.

He suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and was conscious and breathing when he was taken to hospital.

The road re-opened at 2.10pm.