Sussex

Brighton pedestrian seriously injured

  • 26 December 2012
  • From the section Sussex
One of the vehicles involved in the pedestrian crash injury
One of the vehicles involved in the collision in Brighton on Christmas Day was a taxi

A 26-year-old pedestrian suffered serious injuries when a car mounted the pavement during a collision.

The incident involving two vehicles happened in Montpelier Place, Brighton, just after 22:00 GMT on Christmas Day.

Fire crews from East Sussex had to lift one of the vehicles off the injured woman after she was dragged beneath it.

Sussex Police said a 67-year-old man from Heathfield was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by driving dangerously.

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