The community has sent their prayers to a woman and child seriously injured in a collision on the A27 this morning.
A 50-year-old woman and her passenger, an 11-year-old boy, have both been taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton with serious injuries after their vehicle collided with a van shortly before 5.30am at the Sussex Pad traffic lights in Lancing.
The eastbourne carriageway is likely to remain closed until at least 11am for investigations and recovery to take place, and local diversions are in place, police said.
On Facebook, people have shared their good wishes to those in hospital.
Shirley Colbourne said: “Prayers for a speedy recovery.”
Claire Lamley added: “I do hope they will be ok xx”
Andrea Clifford said she was ‘sending prayers’ and Diane Jones was ‘praying for their full recovery’.