UPDATE: Two in hospital following Cowfold crash

Car and van crash on the A272 in Cowfold. SUS-160212-183431001
Car and van crash on the A272 in Cowfold. SUS-160212-183431001

Two people have been rushed to hospital following a crash in Cowfold this afternoon (Friday December 2).

Emergency services were called to the collision on the A272 Station Road at about 1.20pm.

The crash involved a car and a van and took place between the Coach House roundabout and the Buck Barn crossroads.

A spokesman for the fire service said three crews, from Horsham, Crawley and Partridge Green, were sent to the scene.

A man was released from the car using heavy rescue equipment.

Paramedics treated people at the scene before two were rushed to hospital, police said.

Car and van crash on the A272 in Cowfold. SUS-160212-183204001

Car and van crash on the A272 in Cowfold. SUS-160212-183204001

The road was closed for several hours due to the collision. It re-opened at about 6pm.

Severe delays are still being reported in both directions.

Witnesses can email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Cleveland.

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