BREAKING COUNTY NEWS: Mother injured in Sussex crash dies

A mother of three children who sustained critical injuries after a car collided with her and her family in a Sussex town yesterday afternoon (Sunday, March 19) has died in hospital.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 12:33 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:57 am
Emergency services at the scene. Picture by Nick Fontana

Sergeant Peter Verney, of the Sussex Police roads policing unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the family at what is a very difficult time, and we would ask people to respect their privacy while they try to come to terms with what has happened.”

Emergency services were called to Upper Lake, Battle, at 1.55pm where a black Volkswagen Beetle travelling west had collided with 37-year-old mother and her family.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident and have repeated an appeal for any witnesses to contact them.

They can do so by emailing [email protected], reporting details online at, or phoning 101, quoting Operation Willington.

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