Girl, 10, taken to hospital with serious injuries after car crashes into Sainsbury's

A ten-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with 'serious but non life threatening injuries' after a car crashed into Sainsbury's in Queensway, Crawley, police have confirmed.

Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 9:01 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:17 pm
The car collided with the shop window. Picture contributed
The car collided with the shop window. Picture contributed

Police said a 41-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a car collided with the front of Sainsbury's supermarket at around 6pm this evening.

A police statement read: "At about 1800 hours, on Wednesday August 28, a silver Kia Sorento collided with the front of Sainsbury's supermarket at Queensway, Crawley.

"As a result, a 10-year-old female pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries."

Emergency services at the scene. Picture contributed

Police also confirmed the driver of the Kia, was 'uninjured'.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Shield.