A five-year-old boy is recovering in hospital this morning (Thursday) after a road accident in Eastbourne’s Old Town last night.
Emergency services were called to Central Avenue at around 8.50pm after the boy was hit by a car.
The Sussex Air Ambulance was called and the little boy was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.
He was admitted for observation overnight with a head injury, cuts and bruises. His condition was not assessed as life threatening.
The driver of the car was unhurt and nobody else was injured.