Several injured including children as car smashes into pedestrians

Several injured including children as car smashes into pedestrians

Several people are injured including children as car smashes into pedestrians in Sussex town

  • A car is believed to have crashed into several pedestrians in Ardingly, Sussex 
  • One child was reportedly airlifted to hospital and four others with minor injuries 
  • Crash, which took place at around 4.30pm said to be the result of ‘driver error’

Several people are reportedly injured, including children, after a car smashed into pedestrians in a Sussex town. 

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAMB) confirmed it had sent several vehicles to a road traffic collision in College Road, Ardingly, this afternoon at around 4.30pm. 

Crews are said to be treating a ‘number of patients’ but SECAMB said it could not provide any further details regarding the incident. 

South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAMB) confirmed it had sent several vehicles to a road traffic collision in College Road, Ardingly, this afternoon at around 4.30pm. Pictured: General view of College Road

According to BBC Radio Sussex, the crash is thought to have involved a car. 

There are reported to be five ambulance and an air ambulance on the scene. 

No fatalities have been reported yet and the accident is believe to be the result of ‘driver error’.

ITV Meridian reported a child was airlifted to hospital by the air ambulance with serious injuries after the collision and four other people are being treated for minor injuries. 

Ardinlgly College, an independent day and boarding co-educational school, is located in the village.

MailOnline has contacted Sussex Police for more information.  

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