Uckfield driver involved in fatal A272 accident at Newick

Update: The man who died has been named as Denys Begbie, aged 92, of The Green, Newick.

A 60-year-old woman driver from Uckfield was involved in a fatal collision on the A272 at Newick last Wednesday night, December 4.

The 92-year-old victim was trying to cross the A272 at The Green at 9.10pm when the collision occurred.

He was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with life-threatening injuries but died later. The driver of the LandRover discovery involved in the crash was uninjured.

 The road was closed for four hours while emergency services were at the scene.

Sergeant David Morgan said: “I’m keen to speak to anyone who saw or heard the collision or who saw either the pedestrian or the vehicle being driven in the minutes beforehand.

“Please contact us if you know anything at all about what happened.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting Operation Haversham or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk.

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