A learner driver has suffered serious injuries following a road crash.
The 17-year-old girl from Pyecombe was on a lesson in a Vauxhall when her car collided with a Jeep on the A273 in Burgess Hill at 8.10pm last night.
The teenager and a 48-year-old woman from Hurstpierpoint, who was driving the Jeep, were both taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious injuries after firefighters had to cut them from their vehicles.
A 39-year-old man from Brighton, the passenger in the Vauxhall, suffered a minor injury.
The learner driver was travelling northbound when it crossed onto the opposite carriageway colliding with a silver Jeep Patriot travelling south.
The road was closed by police and firefighters were at the scene for more than 90 minutes.
Eye-witnesses to the crash on social media described seeing a Land Rover with its front end caved in and debris across the road.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101 or email email@example.com quoting serial 1269 of 21/1.
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