Girl, 10, airlifted to hospital after collision with coach in Brighton

Police in Brighton after the incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)
Police in Brighton after the incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

A young girl was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries, after an incident involving a coach near Old Steine this morning (June 29).

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “At 9.07am on Thursday, police were called to Marlborough Place, Brighton, after a coach collided with two pedestrians.

Heavy police prescene after incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Heavy police prescene after incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

“The incident occurred close to the King and Queen public house.

“A 10-year-old girl has been taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries, while the woman sustained minor injuries.

“A section of the road is currently closed while the scene is secured.

“No injuries have been reported by anyone on the coach, which was being used for a school trip.

Police at the scene of an incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Police at the scene of an incident involving a coach and a child (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

“There are no further details at this stage.”