Driver jailed for crash in which Buxted man died

A speeding motorist who was 16 times the legal drug-driving limit when he crashed into a car in Eastbourne, killing two people, including one from Buxted, has been jailed.

Jodan Hunt abandoned his black Seat Leon after it collided with a silver Volkswagen Polo, which then collided with a blue BMW 330d and a grey Audi A3, at the junctions of King Edward’s Parade, South Cliff and Bolsover Road, at about 9.34pm on Friday, August 12.

The driver of the Polo – Richard Lewis-Clements, 46, of Gordon Road, Buxted – and the passenger – Maria Smith, 48, of Edmund Close, Eastbourne – died at the scene.

Read more on the Sussex Police website

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