BREAKING: Elderly woman seriously injured in crash

Road traffic collision
Road traffic collision

AN elderly woman has been airlifted to hospital after she crashed into a tree in Storrington.

Police have said the A283 between the Washington roundabout and Storrington will be closed until at least 6pm.

The 81-year-old was cut free from her Volkswagen Golf by the fire service using heavy rescue equipment and taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

The incident happened at 3.24pm near temporary traffic lights in the A283. The elderly woman drove into the back of a Volkswagen Golf and her car left the road.