Police investigating collision involving car and pedestrians in Ardingly
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Police are investigating a collision involving a car and pedestrians outside Ardingly College.
Officers responded to reports of a collision involving a blue Tesla car and pedestrians in College Road, Ardingly, shortly after 4.30pm on Monday (August 16).
An eight-year-old boy was flown by air ambulance to St George’s Hospital in London, where he remains. His injuries are serious but not life threatening.
Six other people – five children and one adult – were all taken to local hospitals for treatment to minor injuries.
The driver, a 47-year-old woman who was in the vehicle at the time of the collision, was uninjured.
Superintendent James Collis said: “I’d like to thank our emergency services partners and members of the public who assisted at the scene. Our thoughts are with those there yesterday and their families.
“The cause of the collision will form part of our investigation, and we ask people not to speculate at this time.
“Thank you to those that have already given details. Anyone else who saw what happened or who has any other information, including any relevant dash cam or mobile phone footage, is asked to please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting Operation Replica.