Pensioner dies after car crash

A Cowbeech pensioner involved in a two car smash in Cowden has died of her injuries.

Rose Blanshard, 92, was driving a blue Honda Jazz which crashed with a Citroen Saxo in Colestock Cross, Cowden, shortly before 2pm on Wednesday (August 21).

She was taken to hospital suffering from serious injuries but died on Saturday 24 August.

A 12-year-old girl in the Jazz suffered cuts, bruises and a jaw injury. A 15-year-old girl in the car suffered grazes.

The 18-year-old driver of the Saxo, from Kent, suffered a broken wrist. His 14-year-old male passenger suffered internal bruising.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call 101, quoting Op Baker or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk.