A PEDESTRIAN was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a lorry.

The 24-year-old was hit by a Volvo tipper truck at about 3.40pm on Thursday.

He suffered serious head injuries and was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

The 32-year-old driver of the truck was uninjured.

Officers attended the scene and are now seeking witnesses of the crash on the A26 in Crowborough.

Anyone who witnessed the appeal is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting 786 of 16/05.