Ambulance crash: Statement

South East Coast Ambulance Service has released this statement following a fatal collision in Brighton

“We can confirm that one of our ambulances was involved in a fatal road traffic collision with a car on Marine Drive in Brighton at 10.42pm yesterday evening.

"At the time, the ambulance crew were en-route to an emergency call nearby.

“Sadly, the driver of the car was killed and a passenger injured as a result of the incident. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased and our thoughts to all those involved.

"The ambulance crew involved suffered minor injuries and were later discharged from hospital.

“We will continue to work closely with Sussex Police as they investigate the causes of the road traffic collision.”

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Ambulance crash driver named

A driver who was killed in a crash with an ambulance has been named by police. 45-year-old Gary Tucker from Saltdean was pronouned dead outside Roedean golf club in Brighton on Thursday night.