BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after two car collision near Wilmington

A man has died after a two car collision on the A27 near Wilmington.

Police said the road was blocked last night (Monday November 18) after a head on collision between a blue Vauxhall and a green 4x4 at about 6:30pm.

The A27 was closed between the Wilmington crossroads and the junction of the A27 with Eastbourne Road at Polegate.

Police said one man died and one man was taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital with minor injuries.

Sergeant Dave Morgan said: “The road has been closed for a number of hours while we have investigated what has happened and made the area safe.”

The road has now reopened.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting Operation Chervil or email