Driver escapes serious injury in Pevensey smash

A 19-year-old driver was badly shaken after her car left the road and plunged into a dyke.

The incident took place on Wartling Road, near Pevensey, half-a-mile north of the Wallsend roundabout.

Long tailbacks of traffic have built up while emergency services deal with the incident. The road links the A259 at Pevensey with the A271 at Boreham Street.