A road near Eastbourne has been blocked this afternoon (Tuesday, 25) after two cars were involved in a head-on collision.

Emergency services were called to the A259 East Dean Road, west of the town, shortly before 12.40pm.

The cars, believed to be a Ford Fiesta and a Volswagen Tiguan, were both badly damaged after they collided while travelling in opposite directions.

Police said no one is thought to have been seriously hurt.

The road was blocked for some time before the scene could be cleared.