The man from St Leonards was driving a silver Ford Fiesta travelling southbound towards Hastings when his vehicle came into collision with a Volvo Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV), driven northbound by a 39-year-old man from Battle, at about 3.27pm on Friday (August 12), on the A21 at Kent Street, Sedlescombe.
A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “Sadly, as a result of the collision, the driver of the Ford Fiesta died at the scene. The HGV driver was uninjured.
“The road remained closed at the junctions of Moat Lane and Blackbrooks Garden Centre for five hours while officers from the Roads Policing Unit examined the scene and the vehicles were recovered.
“Firefighters, paramedics and the air ambulance were also in attendance.”
Witnesses are asked to contact [email protected] or call 101, quoting Operation Aston.
Photo by Dan Jessup.
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