Driver and passenger taken to hospital after crash near Worthing

A DRIVER and her passenger had to be freed from a van by firefighters after they were involved in a traffic accident near Worthing.

The accident happened at around 8.50pm last night (Wednesday, January 12) near the Long Furlong on the A280 in Clapham.

After being freed with hydraulic equipment by firefighters, the driver and passenger were taken by ambulance to Worthing Hospital, in Lyndhurst Road, to receive treatment for their injuries.