Motorists had a lucky escape this morning (Saturday) when two cars crashed and one of them caught fire on the A27 at Polegate,
The accident happened at 7.49am on the westbound carriageway of the busy road and two cars were involved.
Firecrews from Eastbourne, police and ambulances rushed to the scene.
Nobody was trapped inside the car but one person was airlifted to hospital by the Air Ambulance and two were taken to hospital by road.
The road was closed.