Woman arrested on suspicion of drug driving after A259 crash
A woman was arrested after a crash which saw an 80-year-old taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the two-vehicle collision on the A259 at Littlehampton that happened at about 11am on Friday, March 31 between Wick Roundabout and Bridge Road Roundabout.
The incident involved a red Nissan Micra and a black Nissan Note.
Police were assisted by fire and ambulance services at the scene, and the Note driver, an 80-year-old woman from Worthing, was taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
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Sussex Police said the Micra driver, a 45-year-old woman from Horley in Surrey, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
She was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by careless driving and drug-driving, and released on bail until June 30.
A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Anyone who witnessed the collision, or captured the incident or the events leading up to it on camera, is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference 47230059126.
“We’d also like to thank the public for their patience and understanding as a section of the road was closed while emergency services were in attendance.”