Eastbourne driver arrested following collision in Polegate

A driver from Eastbourne was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and drug-driving following a collision in Polegate yesterday.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 9:06 am
Police at the scene in Polegate. Photo: Lewis Isted

Police were called to a two-vehicle collision involving a red Volkswagen and a blue Audi at the Cophall Roundabout, in Polegate, at about 6.02pm.

The Audi driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment, police said.

The Volkswagen driver – a 46-year-old man from Eastbourne – was uninjured.

Police at the scene in Polegate. Photo: Lewis Isted

He was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and drug-driving, and remains in custody at this stage, confirmed police.

Police stood down from the scene as of 6.45pm.

Police at the scene in Polegate. Photo: Lewis Isted