A refuse worker has been airlifted to hospital after a car collided with him in Handcross this morning (Tuesday, 22).

Police were called to the scene in High Beeches Lane at 8.15am where the victim, a local man in his 30s, was found with serious head injuries.

He was taken to St George’s Hospital in London, where he remains at this stage.

Police said he was on duty when the incident happened, and the Health and Safety Executive has been notified.

Road closures were in place until about 1.15pm while emergency services worked at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to report it online here, or phone 101, quoting Operation Corbridge.

Police are also appealing for anyone with dash cam footage to come forward.