COUNTY NEWS: Girl, 11, airlifted to hospital with '˜serious injuries'

An 11-year-old girl has been airlifted to St George's Hospital, in London, with serious injuries after a road traffic collision in Portslade on Sunday afternoon (September 10).

Sunday, 10th September 2017, 6:25 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 9:50 pm
Road traffic collision on Old Shoreham Road, Portslade. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Road traffic collision on Old Shoreham Road, Portslade. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Police said they were called to Old Shoreham Road, in Portslade, after they 11-year-old local girl pedestrian and a vehicle were in collision.

A police spokesman said: “The girl sustained serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to St Georges Hospital in south London.

“Nobody else was reported to have been injured in the incident.”

Road traffic collision on Old Shoreham Road, Portslade. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A spokesman for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Service (KSS) confirmed they were called to the scene at 1.52pm.

Sergeant Dan Eaton of the Surrey and Sussex Road Policing Unit said: “Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact the police via [email protected] or call 101, quoting Operation Gloss.

“If anyone has any dash cam footage or CCTV, relating to this incident, we would be particularly interested to hear from them.”

Road traffic collision on Old Shoreham Road, Portslade. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Road traffic collision on Old Shoreham Road, Portslade. Picture: Eddie Mitchell