UPDATE: Two taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after school coach and van collide

Two people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a van and a school bus collided in Pulborough this morning.

Wednesday, 4th November 2015, 8:32 am
A coach and a transit van collided in Pulborough PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL

The coach involved in the collision at Pulborough is understood to have been on its way to pick up pupils from Seaford College, near Duncton, at 7.35am today (November 4).

Police said the driver’s injuries included a broken arm.

The van involved was a white Ford Transit.

Firefighters from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service free both the driver and a passenger before they were taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

A police spokesman said both have serious injuries.

The crash happened on the bridge over the River Arun near two mini-roundabouts at the junction of the A29 London Road and the A283 Station Road.

Roads in the area have now been closed and diversions set up.

The scene of the incident in Pulborough PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting Operation Seahawk.

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The scene of the incident in Pulborough PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL

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