UPDATE: Person taken to hospital after A259 collision

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A person has been taken to hospital following this morning’s collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “Can confirm ambulance crews, including a critical care paramedic, have attended the scene following reports of an RTC (road traffic collision) on the A259 at Colworth at approximately 8.30am today (Friday, September 8).

“One person was assessed and treated before being taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.”

A Sussex Police spokesman added that a woman, believed to be in her mid-30s, was in collision with a car and has been taken hospital with ‘serious but not life-threatening injuries’.

A section of the road was closed until 9.45am.

Police closed the road but it has now reopened.

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