Air ambulance responds to collision in St Leonards

A car overturned when it collided with two other cars in St Leonards this afternoon.

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 1:49 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th May 2021, 3:01 pm

Emergency services – including an air ambulance – responded to the collision at the junction of Bexhill Road and Harley Shute Road at 12.30pm.

A spokesman for East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service said: “We were called to the collision by the ambulance service.

“Three cars were involved. One had ended up on its roof and one woman was freed from that car by the fire service.

Emergency services at the scene of the collision in St Leonards. Picture: Clarence James Ashdown

“Six others were being assessed, having minor injuries.

“We sent two fire engines and one office vehicle. Police were also in attendance.”

Sussex Police confirmed it attended the collision

No serious injuries were reported, a spokesman said.

The air ambulance responding to the collision in St Leonards. Picture: Justin Lycett

They added: “Road closures are currently in place while recovery of the vehicles is arranged. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.

“Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call 101 or contact police online quoting serial 514 of 09/05.”

Emergency services at the scene of the collision in St Leonards. Picture: Clarence James Ashdown
Emergency services at the scene of the collision in St Leonards. Picture: Clarence James Ashdown