Person flown to hospital after car and motorbike crash near St Leonards

A person has been airlifted to hospital after a motorbike and a car crashed along the A259 near St Leonards.

Saturday, 13th October 2018, 1:36 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 1:39 pm
An Air Ambulance was called to the crash and landed nearby
An Air Ambulance was called to the crash and landed nearby

Police said the collision took place at about 10.20am this morning forcing officers to close the road in both directions between the Filsham Road and Bulverhythe Road junction and the B2092 Harley Shute Road junction

A person was seriously injured and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

The Air Ambulance was also called and has since flown the casualty to hospital, officers added.

An Air Ambulance was called to the crash and landed nearby

The road remains closed whilst emergency services clear debris from the carriageway.

Slow traffic and long delays are being reported in the area