A WOMAN has died after collapsing in the street.

The elderly woman was pronounced dead at the scene in Surrey Street, Littlehampton, this afternoon, despite efforts to save her.

Ambulances were called just after 1.30pm to reports an elderly woman had collapsed and needed medical attention.

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service added two ambulance crews and an ambulance car were sent to the scene, but were unable to save the woman, who had gone into cardiac arrest.

Police also attended and cordoned off the road.