Road closed after cyclist hit by car in Eastbourne

A 66-year-old cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Eastbourne on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Victoria Drive at 2.55pm.

The road was closed while rescue, recovery and investigative work took place and was reopened shortly before 7.30pm.

A 47-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving. He was later bailed until March 23.