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Witnesses sought following sad death of baby in car crash

Police have reported on a serious collision that occoured at Newpound Common, near Wisborough Green. Emergency services were called to the scene at 4.17pm on Wednesday (January 10). The collision, involved a Mazda3 and Vauxhall Corsa. Sadly, a baby subsequently died in Worthing hospital and a second child, who was air-lifted to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, remains in a critical condition.
In a statement issued last night, Sussex Police said: “Both were passengers in the Mazda. A 27-year-old woman passenger suffered serious leg injuries and was also taken to hospital in London. The 31-year-old driver suffered minor injuries. All of the occupants are from Pulborough.

“The driver of the Corsa, a 36-year-old man from Pulborough, sustained serious chest injuries and was taken to Worthing Hospital.”

The road was closed while rescue, recovery and collision investigation work took place and reopened shortly after 10pm.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the vehicles in the area shortly beforehand to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Gilford.

Police have reported on a serious collision that occoured at Newpound Common, near Wisborough Green. Emergency services were called to the scene at 4.17pm on Wednesday (January 10). The collision, involved a Mazda3 and Vauxhall Corsa. Sadly, a baby subsequently died in Worthing hospital and a second child, who was air-lifted to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, remains in a critical condition.
In a statement issued last night, Sussex Police said: “Both were passengers in the Mazda. A 27-year-old woman passenger suffered serious leg injuries and was also taken to hospital in London. The 31-year-old driver suffered minor injuries. All of the occupants are from Pulborough.

“The driver of the Corsa, a 36-year-old man from Pulborough, sustained serious chest injuries and was taken to Worthing Hospital.”

The road was closed while rescue, recovery and collision investigation work took place and reopened shortly after 10pm.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the vehicles in the area shortly beforehand to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Gilford.

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