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Baby killed and five year old in critical condition after crash in West Sussex

Emergency services were called to Newpound Common near Wisborough Green Photo:

A seven month old baby girl has died and a five year old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a collision in West Sussex.

Emergency services were called to Newpound Common near Wisborough Green just after 4pm on Wednesday.

A Mazda and a Vauxhall Corsa had collided.

Both the baby girl and the five year old boy were passengers in the Mazda.

The road was closed for some time

The 31 year old driver suffered minor injuries.

One of the passengers, a 27 year old woman, suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to hospital.

All of the occupants are from Pulborough.

The driver of the Corsa, a 36 year old man from Pulborough, suffered serious chest injuries and was taken to hospital.

The road was closed for some time and reopened shortly after 10pm.

Anyone who may have seen the vehicles in the area before the collision are urged to contact Sussex Police quoting Operation Gilford.