Woman critical after A21 smash – Police seek witnesses as man arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision near Robertsbridge on Saturday evening that left a 20-year-old woman in critical condition.

They have arrested a man in connection with the incident. Also 20 years old he was arrested in Kent on Sunday morning on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop and failing to report a road traffic collision. He remains in custody at this time.

Police were called to the two car collision, involving a white Vauxhall Astra and a Ford KA, at 6.03pm on Saturday on the A21 in Mountfield, Robertsbridge.

The young woman, who was the driver of the Ford KA, was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) in Brighton where she remains in a critical condition.

A passenger in the Vauxhall Astra, a man, was also taken to the RSCH with multiple serious injuries. He remains in a serious but stable condition.

If you witnessed the collision or have any dashcam footage please report online or call 101 quoting Operation Maycroft.

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