Car 'rolls into' Burgess Hill garden after collision

Emergency services are captured at the scene of a collision in Burgess Hill where a car 'rolled into' a garden.

Crews were alerted to the 'unusual' incident yesterday (October 8), in London Road.

The car on its side in a garden in Burgess Hill yesterday (October 8). Picture: Eddie Howland

The car on its side in a garden in Burgess Hill yesterday (October 8). Picture: Eddie Howland

An eyewitness told the Middy: "I came across this unusual car accident yesterday afternoon. It was behind the houses of London Road in Burgess Hill.

"A car had somehow ended up on its side in a tiny back garden."

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "Emergency services were called to London Road, Burgess Hill, at 3.45pm on Monday (October 8), where a silver Vauxhall Astra had apparently been in collision with a parked vehicle and rolled into the back garden of a house."

A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said two fire engines attended the incident and that heavy rescue cutting equipment was used.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Howland

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Howland

The spokesman added: "It was a road traffic collision involving one car on its side. We worked with the other emergency services - South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) and Sussex Police."

A spokesman for SECAmb confirmed no one required hospital treatment.

They said: "We were called to the incident at 3.45pm. A car had overturned and there were potential injuries to one person.

"One ambulance attended the scene. We were on the scene for about an hour and a half."

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