A JET ski rider has been taken to hospital with “serious injuries” after an incident this afternoon.

The incident happened at about 4.40pm in Southwick.

The Argus:

An air ambulance has landed in a nearby field and the ambulance service are at the scene in Albion Street along with police.

The Argus:

The South East Coast Ambulance service said the patient, who was injured on the jet ski, had been taken to hospital with multiple injuries.

The Argus:

The service said some of the injuries are “potentially serious”.

They remain at the Royal Sussex County Hospital 

A coastgaurd spokeswoman said: “At around 4.30pm on Sunday 25th August, HM Coastguard responded to calls reporting a serious collision between jet skis at Shoreham.

“HM Coastguard sent Shoreham Coastguard Rescue Team and Shoreham RNLI lifeboat.  

“Two jet ski riders were recovered from the water and one male with injuries was transferred to hospital by air ambulance.  

“The Marine Accident Investigation Branch, (MAIB) has been informed.”