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Mum, 37, injured in collision in Battle dies

A woman who was seriously injured in a collision with a car while she was walking with her family has died from her injuries. The vehicle involved later crashed into a cafe in the town centre. Sussex Police are investigating.

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Three injured after car crashes into Sussex coffee shop

Battle High Street was closed for several hours Credit: Nick Fontana

A couple and their three children have been injured after a car crashed into them, in Battle on Sunday afternoon.

According to reports the family were walking along the high street when a black Volkswagen Beetle collided with them, before driving into the front of a cafe window, leaving customers trapped inside.

The female driver and the three children, including an infant in a pram, were treated for shock and minor injuries.

However the parents suffered severe injuries. The mother has been described as being in a critical condition and the father seriously ill with head injuries.

Police examining the circumstances of the crash are investigating reports that the car driver may have been under the influence of alcohol when it occurred.

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