Driver arrested following collision with pedestrian in town centre

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A driver has been arrested and a pedestrian was taken to hospital following a crash in Crawley town centre, police have said.

Officers attended the collision near Barclays bank in High Street at about 1.45am today (Wednesday September 7).

Police said a 22-year-old man, from Horley, suffered leg injuries. He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, but was discharged a few hours later.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “A 22-year-old man, from Crawley, was arrested on suspicion of taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, using a motor vehicle without third party insurance and driving without due care and attention.

“He has been bailed until October 3 while investigations continue.”

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