Man, 25, dies after crash in West Sussex

Sussex Police is appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a fatal collision in the early hours of this morning (Friday, May 28).

Friday, 28th May 2021, 9:39 am
Updated Friday, 28th May 2021, 9:40 am

Officers were called to A23 London Road in Crawley, at the junction with Manor Royal at, around 3.15am, to reports of a single-vehicle collision involving a grey Toyota Proace van.

A 25-year-old man, from East Grinstead, suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, police confirmed.

A spokesperson added: "Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened, or who has relevant dash-cam footage that may assist with enquiries, to come forwards.

London Road remains partially closed in both directions while vehicle recovery work is ongoing. Photo: Eddie Mitchell
London Road remains partially closed in both directions while vehicle recovery work is ongoing. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

"London Road remains partially closed in both directions while vehicle recovery work is ongoing.

"Anyone with information, or who saw the vehicle prior to the collision, is urged to report online or call 101, quoting Operation Lynton."