Hailsham A27 crash victim identified

A MAN who died after his van collided with a tree has named as Michael Ronald Davies, 53, of Bowley Road, Hailsham.

Sussex Police said the collision happened on the A27 near Selmeston on Thursday night (March 17) just before 9.30pm.

The accident, involving the white Citroen Berlingo, took place between Charleston Farm House and Middle Farm

The road was closed in both directions until 2.07am.

Mr Davies was confirmed dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the vehicle in the area prior to the collision should call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Idehurst.