Man seriously injured in A26 collision near Lewes

A man has suffered serious, possibly fatal, injuries following a collision between a van and a lorry on the A26 north-east of Lewes.

The collision, at the road’s junction with Wellingham Lane, was reported at 9.04am on Thursday (July 10).

The seriously injured man is believed to have been in the van. The lorry driver sustained neck and back injuries.

Emergency services are at the scene. The main road is closed and traffic diversions have been put in place via Ringmer village.