Pensioner in hospital after A27 Falmer crash

A pensioner was taken to hospital after a car smashed into a sign on one of the busiest roads in Sussex.

Emergency services were called to the A27 in Falmer, Brighton at about 7pm yesterday (November 25).

A blue Vauxhall Zafira heading eastbound collided with a Highways Agency message board and a stationary lorry off the roadside.

The 48-year-old female driver suffered minor injuries.

A 79-year-old female passenger, who suffered serious but not believed to be life-threatening injuries, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

A further passenger also received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk

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12:20pm Mon 26 Nov 12

katarinak says...

Was this not the crash I saw at around 3.30pm at Falmer where a van was crashed between the mobile traffic sign at the bridge over the Stanmer park road? Amazing how many people crash just because its raining, people need to pay more attention and drive more appropriate to the weather.
Was this not the crash I saw at around 3.30pm at Falmer where a van was crashed between the mobile traffic sign at the bridge over the Stanmer park road? Amazing how many people crash just because its raining, people need to pay more attention and drive more appropriate to the weather. katarinak

12:20pm Mon 26 Nov 12

cranky1978 says...

I drove past this on the opposite carriageway at 3:30 so not sure where you get the 7pm from? Also there was no lorry involved, it looked like van to me that ended up wedged with it's back wheels hanging over walkway/bridge barrier at the side of the road. Looked like it could have been a lot worse!

Poor reporting as usual!
I drove past this on the opposite carriageway at 3:30 so not sure where you get the 7pm from? Also there was no lorry involved, it looked like van to me that ended up wedged with it's back wheels hanging over walkway/bridge barrier at the side of the road. Looked like it could have been a lot worse! Poor reporting as usual! cranky1978

12:25pm Mon 26 Nov 12

l 2010 says...

Maybe you should start employing new staff!!!
Maybe you should start employing new staff!!! l 2010

12:25pm Mon 26 Nov 12

l 2010 says...

Maybe you should start employing new staff!!!
Maybe you should start employing new staff!!! l 2010

12:26pm Mon 26 Nov 12

katarinak says...

It looked like it was lucky that the sign was there otherwise I would have thought the van would have gone straight over!
It looked like it was lucky that the sign was there otherwise I would have thought the van would have gone straight over! katarinak

12:26pm Mon 26 Nov 12

katarinak says...

It looked like it was lucky that the sign was there otherwise I would have thought the van would have gone straight over!
It looked like it was lucky that the sign was there otherwise I would have thought the van would have gone straight over! katarinak

5:40pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Sidewinder says...

I drove past this at about 9.00pm on Sunday, looked really bad, roof of car removed.

Hope all involved recover fully.
I drove past this at about 9.00pm on Sunday, looked really bad, roof of car removed. Hope all involved recover fully. Sidewinder

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