A MAN was injured when a clash between people in two cars turned violent.

A silver Audi and a white BMW arrived in Southwick on Friday evening and police said there was “an altercation” involving people in the two vehicles.

A man was taken to hospital after suffering a serious head injury in Butts Road at 6pm. He was taken to Worthing Hospital for treatment.

A 29-year-old man from Shoreham was held on suspicion of wounding with intent and released under investigation.

It is believed the events took place behind Watling Court, and the police are appealing for witnesses. If you have information, you can call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1152 of 03/07.