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Police appeal launched after serious crash in Slindon

A woman was rushed to hospital after being taken out of this car. PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell

A woman was rushed to hospital after being taken out of this car. PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell

POLICE are urging those who witnessed the three-car crash on the A29 in Slindon, yesterday morning (Thursday, January 23) to come forward.

The collision a Ford Mondeo, a black Nissan Juke and a silver BMW.

A 33-year-old man from Crawley, the driver of the Ford Mondeo, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving.

Yesterday afternoon he was still in custody, assisting with enquiries.

The driver of the Nissan, a 48-year-old woman from Pulborough, was taken to Southampton Hospital with serious injuries to her neck, ribs and pelvis.

The Sussex Air Ambulance also responded to the scene, however the decision was made to transport the woman by road.

The driver of the BMW, a 24-year-old man from Bognor Regis, was taken to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, with wrist and rib injuries.

The incident occurred shortly after 9.30am and led to the A29 being closed to traffic for several hours while emergency services were at the scene.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting Operation Melton.

 

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