A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car.

The man, in his 50s, was airlifted to hospital by Air Ambulance after the crash in Ash Grove in Bognor.

Emergency services including police and ambulance services responded to the scene at around 8.40pm on Sunday, January 29.

A Sussex Police confirmed that the man’s injuries were not thought to be life-threatening. The man remains in hospital at this time.

The Argus: The Air Ambulance landed in BognorThe Air Ambulance landed in Bognor (Image: Sussex News and Pictures)

A section of Ash Grove was closed as investigations continued but was re-opened in the early hours of this morning. A white Skoda vehicle was seen at the centre of a police cordon in the road.

Sussex Police added: “Anyone who witnessed the incident, or captured it on dash cam or CCTV, is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk quoting serial 1101 of 29/01.”

A spokesman for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance said: “A helicopter from Air Ambulance Charity Kent Surrey Sussex was dispatched to Bognor Regis on January 29, 2023.

The Argus: The car at the centre of the police cordonThe car at the centre of the police cordon (Image: Sussex News and Pictures)

“Our crew arrived on scene at 21:29 where they worked with SECAmb and Sussex Police to help treat the patient, involved in a road traffic collision. They then transported the patient to hospital by air.”