Sussex

Driver arrested after man hit by car in Crowborough

A motorist has been arrested after a pedestrian suffered serious injures when he was hit by a car in East Sussex.

The 28-year-old man was struck by a Ford Fiesta in Whitehill Road, Crowborough, on Saturday.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to the Kent and Sussex Hospital.

Police said a 21-year-old was later arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and released on police bail.

Witnesses described seeing the pedestrian being thrown into the air by the force of the impact, according to South East Coast Ambulance.

Care nurse Tony Kemp, said: "This man's head injuries were extremely serious; the ambulance crews recognised this and wasting no time called for my assistance whilst preparing him for transport to hospital."

Sussex Police have asked anyone with information about the incident to contact officers.

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