Woman taken to hospital after car and lamp post crash in Crawley

The fire was started deliberately, the fire service said
The fire was started deliberately, the fire service said

A woman has been taken to hospital after a car collided with a lamp post.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Balcombe Road, Worth, at 3.07pm on Wednesday (May 26).

A police spokesman said: “A woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries and the highways authority was called to clear oil from the road.”

A fire service spokesman said no one was trapped in the car. Horsham Fire Station’s aerial ladder platform was used to stabilise a damaged light fitting.

The vehicle was recovered and the road was clear by 4.15pm.

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