BREAKING UPDATE: Serious collision in Eastbourne town centre

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious collision in Eastbourne town centre today.

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 12:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:08 pm
Emergency services on scene

Paramedics, police and firefighters were called to South Street around 11am and are treating a person with serious injuries.

According to police, a Jaguar car and Ford Transit van had been in collision.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said a man in the Jaguar, believed to have been a passenger, was mechanically trapped and had to be freed by firefighters. He suffered a suspected broken arm.

The scene in South Street, photo by Ryan Standen

Police say a man from the van and woman from the car were also involved and were able to get out of their vehicles unaided.

South Street from the war memorial to the junction with Gildredge Road is closed.

Photos by Ryan Standen and Ginny Sanderson.

The scene in South Street, photo by Ryan Standen