A 23-year-old man is in hospital in a critical but stable condition after the car he was driving left the road and hit a tree in Crawley Down. The incident happened on Hophurst Lane in Crawley Down at around 3.40am this morning.
The driver suffered serious injuries. He was flown to St George's Hospital in London by the Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance.
Hophurst Lane at Crawley Down was closed between its junctions with Fermandy Lane and Burleigh Way for more than four hours while emergency services were at the scene. Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses.
The A264 Snow Hill is closed in both directions at Crawley Down due to a building fire between the B2037 Snow Hill and the B2028 Turners Hill Road.