UPDATE: Three-year-old boy suffers serious injuries in Salvington collision

The air ambulance takes off after the Salvington Hill crash this morning. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-140922-164050001
The air ambulance takes off after the Salvington Hill crash this morning. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-140922-164050001
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A THREE-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision in Salvington Hill this morning (Monday, September 22).

Emergency services were called shortly before 8am to a two-car collision between a blue Volkswagen Golf and a red Mini.

The scene of the collision in Salvington Hill SUS-140922-115521001

The scene of the collision in Salvington Hill SUS-140922-115521001

The boy, who was a passenger in the Mini, was airlifted to St George’s Hospital, in London, with facial injuries.

A police spokesman said they were serious but not life threatening.

Two women, who were driving the cars, were unhurt.

PC Ben Henwood of the Sussex Roads Policing Unit said; “We would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened. In particular a car, of which we currently have no description, was reported to be parked further up Salvington Hill, near the junction with Furze Road at the time.

“Could the occupants of that car, and anyone else with information, please contact us via collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101 quoting Operation Hawthorn.”