Air Ambulance called after trailer hits pedestrians at bus stop near Pease Pottage

Two people have been rushed to hospital after a trailer detached from a lorry and crashed into pedestrians waiting at a bus stop.

Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 3:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 5:36 pm
Emergency services at the scene. Photo by Derek Hunt

Emergency services, including the Air Ambulance, were called to Tollagte Hill, near Pease Pottage, just after 11am this morning (November 14).

The ambulance service said paramedics along with the HART specialist response team rushed to the scene and helped treat a man and a woman who were struck by the trailer.

The trailer crashed into two people waiting at a bus stop along the road

They suffered multiple injuries and were rushed to hospital for further checks. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening, police said.

The road was closed at the junction with William Morris Way.

Emergency services attended the scene
Two people were injured in the collision
The road was closed following the crash
Police and paramedics attended the crash