Man airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

Man airlifted to hospital after being hit by car in Newhaven

Man airlifted to hospital after being hit by car in Newhaven

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A man is being airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car.

Traffic has ground to a halt in Newhaven following the incident next to the Swing Bridge in South Way shortly after 2.30pm this afternoon.

Police are at the scene speaking to witnesses.

The air ambulance has taken the man, who is believed to be in his 20s, to hospital in London.

The Brighton bound side of the Newhaven Swing Bridge is closed. There are long delays in the surrounding area with traffic queuing back to the McDonalds roundabout.

Buses have also been diverted with routes 12 and 12A towards Brighton not calling in the centre of Newhaven. They are instead diverting from Denton Corner, along the A26 and A27 via Lewes.

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4:13pm Thu 29 May 14

voice_of_middle_england says...

It was a boy, hit by a camper van, at the top of the one way system and traffic was queuing back to Bishopstone because the A259 was closed west at the Macdonalds roundabout. Apart from that, everything was deadly accurate.
It was a boy, hit by a camper van, at the top of the one way system and traffic was queuing back to Bishopstone because the A259 was closed west at the Macdonalds roundabout. Apart from that, everything was deadly accurate. voice_of_middle_england
  • Score: 16

5:08pm Thu 29 May 14

CharlotteP says...

Get well - fight hard and recover completely xx
Get well - fight hard and recover completely xx CharlotteP
  • Score: 11

8:57pm Thu 29 May 14

I was there says...

Good to see the Argus continuing their tradition of getting things wrong. It was no where near the swing bridge, unless you consider the bridge and the incident were both on the A259 but looking at i that way could be in Hastings.... A speedy recovery to the injured person
Good to see the Argus continuing their tradition of getting things wrong. It was no where near the swing bridge, unless you consider the bridge and the incident were both on the A259 but looking at i that way could be in Hastings.... A speedy recovery to the injured person I was there
  • Score: 3

10:52pm Thu 29 May 14

sisaydo says...

Get a life 'I was there'
Get a life 'I was there' sisaydo
  • Score: -8

11:41pm Thu 29 May 14

Zeta Function says...

There was another accident this evening, in Landsdowne Rd, Hove. Involving a cyclist. Someone was airlifted I believe, perhaps the Argus has more details?

Holland Rd is closed due to roadworks. This is putting more pressure on adjacent routes.

Cyclists take extra care: Cycling while drunk?
There was another accident this evening, in Landsdowne Rd, Hove. Involving a cyclist. Someone was airlifted I believe, perhaps the Argus has more details? Holland Rd is closed due to roadworks. This is putting more pressure on adjacent routes. Cyclists take extra care: Cycling while drunk? Zeta Function
  • Score: -2

1:51pm Sat 31 May 14

John Steed says...

wouldnt it be nice if the argus reported when these people leave hospital on the road to recovery, but I suppose that comes under the heading of Good News and get canned.
wouldnt it be nice if the argus reported when these people leave hospital on the road to recovery, but I suppose that comes under the heading of Good News and get canned. John Steed
  • Score: 1

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