Driver dies in ambulance crash

A driver has died after his car was in collision with an ambulance in Brighton.

The collision happened in Marine Drive outside Roedean golf club, at 10.40pm last night

A 45-year-old driver of the Fiat Seicento died at the scene and his passenger, a 43-year-old man was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

A member of the ambulance crew, which was on a 999 call, was injured but was later discharged from hospital.

At this stage police are still investigating the circumstances of the collision and are asking anyone who saw what happened to call 101 quoting Operation Denmark.

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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.