An 81-year-old woman is recovering from a head injury after a collision involving three cars in Storrington.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash on Thursday February 13.
Emergency services were called to the A283 Washington Road at around 3pm.
A Volkswagen Golf being driven by an 81-year-old woman was involved in a collision with a Volkswagen Golf from behind and pushed it into the back of a Mercedes E-class estate, said Sussex Police.
The 81-year-old’s car then went off the road and hit a tree.
She was airlifted to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.
A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said the woman was unconscious at the scene.
The road was closed until 6pm.