A woman has died following a collision between three cars on the Cuckfield bypass yesterday evening (Thursday, 30).

It happened around 6.30pm – the 39-year-old woman from Haywards Heath was driving one of the cars, a silver Toyota Yaris.

Police said she was treated by paramedics following the incident, but died at the scene.

A 61-year-old man from Hurstpierpoint who was driving a black Mercedes C63 was left with serious injuries, and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

A 39-year-old Henfield woman driving a silver VW Jetta was unhurt.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact Sussex Police online here, or call 101, quoting Operation Cord.