Update: Car crashes after police chase in Haywards Heath


Isaacs Lane has been closed after a vehicle crashed fleeing from police.

A vehicle wanted in connection with burglary was located around 11.20am in Haywards Heath on Friday, January 30, however when officers tried to stop it, it made off from them.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “The car was pursued for a short distance before officers stopped the pursuit owing to its manner of driving.

“The car has continued, however it left the road in Isaacs Lane.

“The road has been closed while emergency services are on scene.”

A South East Coast Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We attended this incident with ambulance crews in three cars and an ambulance.

“A man was assessed and treated at the scene before being taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital.

“He was taken as a priority to hospital for precautionary reasons.”

Breaking news: Accident closes Issacs Lane in Haywards Heath