Sussex

Amberley fatal car crash woman named as Cecelia Hearn

Crash scene
Image caption The B2139 was closed for several hours while road traffic officers investigated the incident

A woman who died in a two-car collision in Amberley, near Arundel, on Saturday has been named by police.

Cecelia Hearn, 68, of Hurst Cottages, East Street, Amberley was driving a silver Ford Fiesta which was in collision with a blue Saab.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her passenger was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Three people who were in the Saab were taken to hospital after the collision which happened at about 17:00 BST.

Ankle injury

The B2139 was closed for several hours while road traffic officers investigated the incident.

A 69-year-old woman from Amberley, a passenger in the Fiesta, was seriously injured in the crash, but is recovering in the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, said Sussex Police.

A 44-year-old woman from Tangmere, who was a passenger in the Saab, was taken to Worthing Hospital with an ankle injury and serious bruising, but has now been released.

The driver of the Saab, a 40-year-old man from Guildford and a 69-year-old woman from South Africa, who was a passenger, were treated at Worthing Hospital for minor injuries.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to contact police.

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