Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Haywards Heath involving an elderly pedestrian and a driver from Plumpton.
Emergency services say the collision took place in South Road at around 5.20pm on Friday (February 3) and involved a grey Nissan Qashqai driven by a 70-year-old woman from Plumpton and a 78-year-old female pedestrian from Ardingly.
Police say the pedestrian sustained serious injuries and later died at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where she was taken for emergency treatment.
She had been driving a white Nissan Note and had parked at the kerb while she got out to cross the road, say Sussex Police.
The collision, which took place outside Boots the Chemist, led to the road being closed to traffic for several hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.
Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to email email@example.com, quoting Operation Whitby.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.sussexexpress.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Express/
3) Follow us on Twitter @sussex_express
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Sussex Express - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.