A WOMAN has died and two others have suffered critical injuries in a crash on the A27.

Emergency services were called to the road near Folkington Manor at 5.25am today.

A Ford Ka had crashed with a Ford Transit van, and police say a 22-year-old woman from Bexhill was killed as a passenger in the Ka.

The driver, a 27-year-old from Hastings, and the Transit driver, a man aged 54 from Polegate, were both taken to hospital.

Police had closed the road to investigate the crash, and reopened it at 11.30am.

Now officers have appealed for witnesses.

Any witnesses or motorists with footage can email: collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Paragon.

If you were affected by the crash and want to share your story, or want to express a tribute to the woman who died email: news@theargus.co.uk