BREAKING: Two killed in A22 crash

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Two people have died after a crash on the A22 last night (Sunday).

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident shortly before 5pm on the A22 Eastbourne Road at Ridgewood near Uckfield.

Emergency services were called at 4.51pm to the serious collision involving a white van.

The two people in the vehicle, a man and woman, were both sadly declared dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said their families have been contacted and are being supported by officers.

Police were at the scene until late last night and the road was closed in both directions for several hours.

Sergeant Bryan McCartney said: “Anyone who saw what happened or may have seen the van prior to the collision or the collision itself is asked to contact police quoting Operation Eastern.”

Anyone with information can contact police online https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk