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Police say pedestrian killed was 35-year-old man

Police have confirmed that a 35-year-old man from Newhaven died at the scene of the collision.

The collision happened near the junction with the A26 New Road and the B2109 Avis Road at South Heighton just after 10am.

A 65-year-old man from Bishopstone was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries.

Both men were pedestrians.

The driver of the red dropside DAF lorry, a man from Kent, was uninjured. He was driving south on the A26 when the incident occurred.

Both the A26 and B2109 roads remain closed while investigation and recovery work takes place. It is hoped that the scene will be clear and reopened by mid-afternoon.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email or call 101 quoting Operation Glinsk.


Two people with serious injuries after lorry crashes into them

Two pedestrians have been seriously injured following a collision with a lorry in Newhaven on Friday morning.

Emergency services are attending the scene at South Heighton at the junction of the B2109 Avis Road and A26 New Road where the incident occurred at 10.03am.The road is closed and there are likely to be severe delays in the area while the incident is dealt with. An air ambulance has arrived at the scene.

Lorry crashes into back garden

The lorry carrying cement toppled into a garden in Hastings Credit: Rob Earl

A lorry carrying bags of cement has crashed into a back garden in Sussex.

The incident happened in Castle Down Avenue in Hastings this morning.

A lorry carrying cement crashed into this garden Credit: Rob Earl

The lorry was delivering bags of cement to a nearby building site when it toppled over with its load into the garden.

'An accident waiting to happen' says lorry crash landlord

Ambulance crew survey the damage Credit: ITV News Meridian

The landlord of a pub - badly damaged by a lorry - has called for the speed limit in the area to be reduced. The driver was airlifted to hospital after the crash at the Rising Sun in Woolhampton yesterday. The landlord said it was an accident waiting to happen.

The giant vehicle embedded in the pub


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