Uckfield woman seriously injured in crash on A267

A WOMAN was seriously injured on Thursday evening (December 8) in a three car collision at Cross-in-Hand, near Heathfield.

The crash happened at 6.20pm on the A267 and involved a green Rover 214, a white Vauxhall Corsa and a silver Audi A4.

The driver of the Rover, a 33-year-old woman from Uckfield, was cut free from her car by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with multiple fractures.

A 43-year-old woman from Horam, who was driving the Vauxhall, was also released from her car by firefighters and taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

The 40-year-old male driver of the Audi, from Heathfield, was uninjured, but his car was also seriously damaged.

Sergeant Dan Pitcher from East Sussex Road Policing Unit said: “The scene of this collision was particularly busy and the adverse weather conditions made working within the area very hazardous.

“I would like to thank members of the public for their patience as the roads around the scene were very busy as a consequence.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1318 of 08/12.