UPDATE: Teenager in hospital after tree collision

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A teenager has been taken to hospital following a serious accident on the A281 in Cowfold this afternoon (Tuesday June 12).

Emergency services including an air ambulance attended the scene at around 12pm.

The woman, believed to be 18, suffered leg injuries following a collision with a tree.

She was taken by land ambulance to Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton.

No other vehicles were involved.

Sussex Police shut the road both ways between A272 and Picts Lane.