UPDATE: Man from Petworth suffers head injuries in crash at Upwaltham

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A 33-year-old man from Petworth suffered a suspected broken shoulder and head injuries when the car he was driving left the A285 Droke Lane at Upwaltham and crashed into a field.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 10.06pm on Wednesday, February 6, where the red Renault Clio, travelling north, had left the road and careered around 100 yards into the field.

The driver was released from the car by firefighters and taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the car in the area in the time leading up to it is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1592 of 06/03.