A 55-YEAR-OLD man suffered serious injuries in a single car-crash.

The driver, from Portslade, was driving on the B2112 New Road at Clayton, south of Hassocks, in the early hours of Saturday.

His black Suzuki sports utility car had been travelling towards the A273 Brighton Road when the crash happened, leaving him with multiple injuries.

The car left the road and it was overturned.

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance attended, but he was taken by road to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, where he is currently being treated.

There were no other casualties. Road closures were put in place until 7am while the incident was being dealt with.

Anyone who saw what happened, who may have dash-cam footage or other relevant information is asked to contact police online or by phoning 101, quoting Operation Ross.