'Car seen driving over Beachy Head'

Police have been called to an incident at Beachy Head following reports that a car was seen driving over the cliffs this afternoon.

Emergency services, including the Dover Coastguard and the RNLI lifeboat, were called to the scene near Eastbourne at 2.02pm.

A Coastguard spokesman confirmed they were in attendance and were in the middle of dealing with the incident.

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Car driven off Beachy Head

A coastguard rescue worker said one person is believed to have died after a car drove over the cliffs at Beachy Head today.