Major Eastbourne road open again following 'serious crash' involving lorry and person on mobility scooter

A busy road in Eastbourne is now open again following a collision.

Lottbridge Drove was closed southbound for hours today (Wednesday, June 22) between the Highfield Link and the Tesco roundabout due to a collision, Sussex Roads Police confirmed on Twitter.

The road is now open again according to traffic monitors.

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Sussex Police said officers responded to the collision around 10.10am. It involved a lorry and a person on a mobility scooter.

Collision in Eastbourne 22-6-22

A police spokersperson said, “The person in the mobility scooter was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious, life threatening injuries.”

The AA site called the collision a ‘serious crash’.

Any witnesses to the collision or has CCTV footage of it is asked to report it to investigating officers by emailing [email protected] or call 101 quoting Operation Alderstone.