Child hit outside school by a Telsa left in critical condition

A child has been critically injured after being hit by a Tesla at the end of a school holiday camp.

The youngster was airlifted to hospital and is currently fighting for their life after the crash at Ardingly College, West Sussex.

Five other children were also injured as they waited to be picked up by their parents.

An adult was also hit, and a witness said at least one person was stuck under the Model 3 car.

Headteacher Ben Figgis said it was a ‘serious incident that caused a considerable shock to the children, parents and staff involved’.

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: ‘Following an RTC in Ardingly this afternoon, our crews treated & transported 6 patients, 5 children & 1 adult, to local hospitals; 3 with potentially serious injuries.

‘One patient in a critical condition was transported by air ambulance to St Georges, London

Sussex Police is appealing for information about the horrific incident.

A spokesperson said: ‘This is an ongoing matter and no further information is available at this time.’

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