UPDATE: Woman recovering after fall from top of Swan Walk carpark

Incident at Swan Walk carpark
Incident at Swan Walk carpark

A woman is recovering in hospital after falling from the top of Swan Walk multi-storey carpark in Horsham yesterday (Sunday July 15).

Emergency services including an air ambulance were called to the scene on Albion Way at around 5pm.

Officers held up screens as crew issued emergency treatment to the 20-year-old who had been placed on a stretcher outside the carpark.

She suffered spinal and leg injuries.

Five police cars and two South East Coast Ambulances were in attendance.

Police cordoned off the carpark stairs.

The woman was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton just after 6pm.

It took Sussex Air Ambulance just ten minutes to reach the hospital.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “At 5pm on Sunday July 15 emergency services went to Albion Way, Horsham, after a 20-year-old local woman had fallen from the top floor of the Swan Walk car park.

“She was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious but not life threatening leg and back injuries.

“Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.”