Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in crash in Hangleton

Posted On 22 Jan 2022 at 2:07 pm

Chichester Close in Hove is closed between Hangleton Way and Buckley Close – Picture by Chris Gainz

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Hangleton this morning (Saturday 22 January).

The crash happened in Buckley Close – and Sussex Police closed Chichester Close between Hangleton Way and Buckley Close.

The force said: “Just after 11.25am police responded to a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian in Chichester Close, Hove.

“The road remains closed while officers, ambulance and fire crews attend the scene.

“It’s not yet clear when the road will reopen.

“The pedestrian’s injuries are thought to be life threatening.

“Anyone with information which could help officers with their investigation is asked to contact police on collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Hourglass.”

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance landed a helicopter in Hangleton Park and has since taken off and left.

There were reports that a police helicopter was scouring the area where there remains a heavy police presence on the ground.

Picture by Tim Aiton

An ambulance crew were in Chichester Close at the entrance of Buckley Close.

One neighbour said: “Forensics are here and we’re cordoned off for the next two to three hours.”

Police gather evidence in Buckley Close in Hangleton this afternoon

  1. shush Reply

    was a stabbing not car crash news trying to cover up more knife crime sort it out

  2. Pedrodeclusoe Reply

    Pedestrian was in car that wouldn’t move then tried to attack the driver who drove away fearing his life is what happened

  3. Saucy Reply

    You need to shush as your name suggests cos it was NOT a stabbing

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