8:01am Thursday 24th May 2012
A 44-year-old man died in a car crash yesterday and two people are fighting for their lives.
The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene after the Ford Fiesta he was travelling in crashed with a Toyota Landcruiser in Worthing Road, Southwater.
Two other local men were seriously hurt in the crash at about 4.45pm.
A 25-year-old, who was driving the Fiesta, and a 27-year-old, who was a passenger in the same car, were airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London.
Both are in a critical condition this morning.
The 44-year-old driver of the Landcruiser suffered a minor arm injury but he did not need hospital treatment.
Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision.
Anyone with information should contact the Road Policing Unit on 101 quoting Operation Pelham.
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