Two elderly women die in crash near Chichester

Police officer standing near car which has been destroyed by fire Two people escaped from one of the cars which burst into flames

Two elderly women were killed and four other people taken to hospital after two cars collided in West Sussex.

One of the cars burst into flames following the crash on the A285 at Upwaltham, near Chichester, at about 23:00 BST on Saturday.

The driver and passenger managed to escape and were taken to hospital.

However two elderly passengers in the second car died at the scene, with the car's driver and a third passenger being treated in hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Sussex

Weather

Brighton

Min. Night 16 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • LettuceNo more needles?

    How scientists are growing lettuce leaves that produce the vaccines for diseases such as malaria

Programmes

  • The Wrecking Crew OrchestraClick Watch

    The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to light up their act

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.