Driver, 48, dies after crash in Brighton

Posted On 22 Dec 2015 at 10:50 am

A 48-year-old driver has died after a car crash in the centre of Brighton during the evening rush hour.

The accident happened at about 5.45pm on Friday (18 December) when the driver is thought to have suffered a heart attack.

He was in Old Steine, near the bottom of Edward Street, when he crashed.

Sussex Police said yesterday (Monday 21 December): “At 5.45pm on Friday (18 December) police were called to the A23 Old Steine, Brighton, near its junction with Edward Street, where a car had mounted a pavement and crashed into railings.

“The driver of the silver Ford Puma, a 48-year-old man from Worthing, appeared to have suffered a medical episode.

“He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where sadly he later died.

“The road was closed for more than two hours while the incident was investigated.”

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