A 22-year-old man has been seriously injured in a collision in East Grinstead.

Emergency services were called to Turners Hill Road at around 3.50pm on Wednesday to reports of a two vehicle crash.

A silver Citroen Saxo was travelling south between the Imberhorne Lane crossroads and Vowels Lane when it collided with a Mercedes Sprinter van which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The 22-year-old man, the driver of the Citroen, from Henfield, was taken by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital. The 37-year-old man driving the van was uninjured.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Napier.