Sussex

A27 Shoreham crash: Woman and boy, 11, seriously hurt

Police cars at the scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption The injured people have all been taken to hospital in Brighton

A woman and an 11-year-old boy have been seriously injured in a crash that closed the A27 in West Sussex.

A white Vauxhall Vivaro and red Peugeot 308 crashed in Shoreham at the crossroads with Coombes Road shortly before 05:30 GMT.

The Peugeot driver, a 50-year-old woman, and her passenger, the 11-year-old boy, have been taken to hospital in Brighton with serious injuries.

The 39-year-old male Vauxhall driver suffered minor injuries, police said.

The road was closed in both directions initially but has now fully reopened.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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