Investigation continues after six children and adult hit by car

  • ITV News Meridian's Andy Dickenson reports from Ardingly

Investigations are continuing after six children and an adult were hit by a car in Ardingly in Sussex.

Emergency services were called to College Road just after 4.30pm on Monday (16th August). Five children and one adult were transported to hospital by South East Coast Ambulance, with three in a serious condition.

An eight-year-old boy was flown by air ambulance to St George’s Hospital in London, where he remains. His injuries are serious but not life threatening.  

A car being towed away at the scene of a collision. Credit: ITV News Meridian

A blue Tesla was been towed away at the scene of the collision by a recovery vehicle.

The driver, a 47-year-old woman who was in the vehicle at the time of the collision, was uninjured.

Police are asking anyone with mobile or dashcam footage to contact them.