Woman injured as car mounts pavement in town centre crash

Emergency services in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland
Emergency services in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland

A woman was treated by paramedics after a car left the road and mounted a town centre pavement.

The woman collided with the vehicle as she was walking outside Lloyds Bank in South Road, Haywards Heath, this morning (April 27), the fire service said.

Photo by Eddie Howland

Photo by Eddie Howland

Three fire crews attended at about 10.45am along with several ambulances and police.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “One car had come off the road onto a pedestrian footpath.

“One female was hit by the car and was assisted by ambulance crews.”

No-one was trapped in the vehicle and crews helped make the scene safe, the spokesman added.

Paramedics have treated a woman following a crash in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland

Paramedics have treated a woman following a crash in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland

Major delays were caused in the town centre with cars queuing down the road while the incident was dealt with.

A woman was injured following the crash. Photo by Eddie Howland

A woman was injured following the crash. Photo by Eddie Howland

The crash took place outside Lloyds bank in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland

The crash took place outside Lloyds bank in South Road. Photo by Eddie Howland

Traffic was queuing throughout the town centre. Photo by Eddie Howland

Traffic was queuing throughout the town centre. Photo by Eddie Howland