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Driver dies as car goes over cliffs at Brighton Marina

News   •   May 12, 2019 10:16 BST

Shortly after 6.30am on Sunday (May 12), police were called to a report that a silver Vauxhall van had gone over the cliff east of Brighton Marina, close to Roedean School.

Emergency services attended, but sadly the driver died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Part of the Undercliff was expected to remain closed on Sunday while the van was recovered and investigation work was completed at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have CCTC or dashcam footage is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Shaftesbury.

Author: Andy Freeman
Ref: SXP54653/2019