Pedestrian in critical condition after collision with car in Eastbourne

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A pedestrian had to be airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after he was involved in a collision yesterday afternoon in Eastbourne.

Police have said that the 33-year-old man remains in a critical condition.

Roads in the area close to Eastbourne Golf Course were shut for a number of hours yesterday while the air ambulance landed at the scene.

Emergency services were called to Paradise Drive in Meads, near to the junction with Link Road, following reports of a collision between a car and the pedestrian.

A white Citroen Berlingo van being driven by a 59-year-old man from Eastbourne was travelling eastbound when it collided with the 33-year-old man from Eastbourne.

Sergeant Dave Morgan from the road policing unit said: “The pedestrian was airlifted to hospital in London where he remains in a critical condition.

“The road remained closed for three hours and drivers were thanked for their patience whilst officers investigated.”

Police are appealing for information or witnesses to contact use on 101 quoting Operation Selkirk or email on collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk”