Man cut free after accident at Halnaker

A man was cut from his vehicle following an accident on the A285 at Halnaker yesterday evening (Sunday, September 11).

The man had been driving a van when it was in collision with a tree just before 11pm.

Firefighters from Petworth and Chichester were sent to the scene and hydraulic rescue equipment used to release the man.

He was then taken to St Richard’s Hospital by ambulance.

Emergency teams spent an hour-and-a-half at the scene.