BREAKING NEWS: One person dies after two pedestrians in collision with lorry in Newhaven

Collision scene in Newhaven
Collision scene in Newhaven

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a lorry in Newhaven.

Emergency services were called to the scene at South Heighton at the junction of the B2109 Avis Road and A26 New Road where the incident occurred at 10.03am.

Police said two pedestrians were involved in a collision with a lorry.

Police said one pedestrian died at the scene and one man was airlifted to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious but not thought to be life threatening injuries.

The road remained closed at 11.30am.

There are likely to be delays in the area while the incident is dealt with, police said.