Man dies in water pump crash near Lavant

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a car accident near Lavant yesterday afternoon (April 7).

The man was driving a Vauxhall Corsa travelling northbound on the B2145 Chilgrove Road, when his car left the road and crashed into a brick-built water pump. Officers were called to the accident at 3.19pm.

The man was in his 60s and from Gosport in Hampshire. He was taken to hospital in Southampton by air ambulance

for treatment but later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Ease.