Storrington collision: Police call for witnesses after pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries
A collision in Storrington left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries, said Sussex Police.
Officers were called to reports of a man lying in the road on the A283 Manleys Hill, Storrington, at 22.52pm on Monday (July 12).
He was believed to have been involved in a collision with a vehicle, which had then left the scene, police said.
Sussex police said the road was closed at the junction with Chantry Lane while the victim – a 21-year-old local man – was treated by paramedics from South East Coast Ambulance Service.
They added that the man was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A police spokesman said investigating officers traced a vehicle believed to have been involved in the collision and said its driver, a 53-year-old man local to the area, was arrested.
The road was reopened shortly after 6am on Tuesday morning (July 13).
Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information that could help with the investigation, to contact [email protected] or call 101 quoting Operation Hailing.