A man has been taken to hospital with serious shoulder injuries after his car crashed into a ditch near Steyning last night (Sunday, 16).

The 43-year-old man from Essex was driving a Porsche Cayman sports car on the A283 Washington Road at Buncton when the car left the road around 9.30pm.

He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

Police said no other vehicle is thought to have been involved.

The road was closed until just after midnight.

Anyone who saw what happened or saw the car beforehand, is asked to email [email protected], or phone 101, quoting reference number 1443 of 16/07.