Billingshurst man seriously injured in tree crash

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A man has suffered serious injuries after a collision with a tree at 6.22am on Friday (June 14).

The VW Golf was travelling north on the B2133 at Newpound Common when it failed to negotiate a bend and collided with a tree, a spokesperson for Sussex Police said.

The 38-year-old driver from Billingshurst was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with a serious head injury.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Thornton or email