Girl, 14, seriously injured in three vehicle crash on A272

A teenage girl has been seriously hurt in a three-vehicle crash on the A272.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 5:05 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision in Cowfold.

A spokesman said: “About 5.25pm on Saturday 26 June, a red Hyundai travelling eastbound on the A272, collided with a red Jaguar and a grey BMW travelling westbound.

“The passenger from the Hyundai - a 14-year-old girl from Hurstpierpoint - was taken to hospital with serious injuries.”

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The driver of the Hyundai - a 21-year-old man from Hurstpierpoint - was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and has subsequently been released under investigation, pending further enquiries, he added.

The spokesman said: “The road was temporarily closed whilst investigative work took place but has since reopened.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision, or captured it on dash cam, is asked to email [email protected] quoting serial 1138 of 26/06.”