Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver suffered critical injuries in a collision on the A285 at Duncton.
The man has been airlifted to St George’s Hospital, Tooting, after the car left the road and rolled, impaling him on a fence post.
Sgt Stewart Goodwin said: “Emergency services attended to the driver who has been rushed to hospital by air ambulance.
“We would like to hear from anyone who saw the incident to call 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Operation Adstone.”
Police released the information at 6.15pm today (June 20) after the incident.
A spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called by South East Coast Ambulance Service yesterday at 4.40pm to reports of a road traffic collision with a person trapped on the A285 at Duncton.”
He said the car had gone through a hedge.
There was one appliance from Chichester, one heavy rescue tender from Chichester and one appliance from Midhurst.
The fire and rescue service left the scene at around 6.10pm.