Roads closed in Heathfield following two car crash

Two people are trapped following a two car crash in Heathfield, the fire service said.

Two fire appliances were called at 11.35am today (Sunday) to Newick Lane, Heathfield, an East Sussex Fire and Rescue spokesman said.

A fire engine

A fire engine

He added: “We’re dealing with two people who are trapped. Two cars involved.

“The police are on the scene and we’re closing roads locally.”

The spokesman urged drivers to avoid the area.

A Sussex Police spokesman confirmed they had a two car collision reported to them at 11.28am today, Sunday.

He said: “One vehicle ended up in a ditch and the driver sustained slight injuries, though I believe had to be freed by firefighters.

“Driver and passenger in the other vehicle unhurt.

“This happened near Newick Farm, blocking the road. Recovery on scene at 1.50pm.”

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