Renewed appeal for witnesses to A272 fatal crash near Newick

Police investigating the collision near Newick in which an 80-year-old Heathfield man died have renewed their appeal for witnesses.

William Swanson, known as Iain, from Bracken Way, Broad Oak, died on Thursday, April 2, when his Renault Megane was in collision with a tanker on the A272 Goldbridge Road at Newick around 1pm.

PC Stuart Watson said: “We are particularly interested to hear from the driver of a vehicle that may have been in the process of being overtaken heading east towards Piltdown around the time.”

People with information should email or call 101 quoting Operation Southall.

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