Shoreham woman left fighting for her life following collision

A 61-year-old man was been arrested following a collision in Shoreham yesterday afternoon
A 61-year-old man was been arrested following a collision in Shoreham yesterday afternoon

AN elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she was hit by a minibus yesterday afternoon.

The 73-year-old woman was crossing Upper Shoreham Road, close to the junction with Erringham Road, when she was hit by a white LDV minibus travelling east at about 3.30pm.

The woman, who is from Shoreham, was been flown to St George’s Hospital in London with life-threatening head and chest injuries.

The minibus driver, a 61-year-old man from Angmering, has been arrested on causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He is currently in custody.

The seven passengers in the minibus were not injured.

Anyone with information should email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Cornfield or call 101.