Worthing man escapes horror crash with minor injuries

A WORTHING man was involved in a collision yesterday afternoon, which resulted in a motorist being airlifted to hospital.

Emergency services were called to Nuthurst Road, about 300 yards south of the junction with the A281 at Monk’s Gate, a few minutes before 2pm, where a blue Ford Fiesta had collided with a Ford Transit van.

The driver of the Ford Fiesta was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries

The driver of the Ford Fiesta was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries

The driver of the Fiesta, a 24-year-old man from Horsham, was flown to St George’s Hospital in Tooting with life-threatening multiple injuries.

The driver of the Transit, a 25-year-old man from Worthing, and the passenger in the Fiesta, a 25-year-old man, sustained minor injuries.

Both were taken to the East Surrey Hospital at Redhill for treatment.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information relating to it is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Ickford or call 101.