Arrest after girl, 14, hit at crossing in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested after a 14-year-old girl was struck by two cars at a zebra crossing in Eastbourne.

Sussex Police said the incident happened at the crossing near the junction of Southbourne Road at 1540 GMT on Tuesday.

The crash involved a Peugeot and a Mercedes. The driver of the Mercedes, an 18-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

The girl was taken by ambulance to hospital in a critical condition.

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