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Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision near Bexhill

News   •   May 28, 2019 11:52 BST

A cyclist has sadly died following a collision on the A2690 Combe Valley Way, near Bexhill.

The collision, involving a pedal cycle and a blue Vauxhall Astra, occurred about 6.20am on Sunday 26 May.

The cyclist – a 53-year-old local man – was sadly declared dead at the scene.

The driver – 34-year-old local man – sustained minor injuries.

A 34-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and causing death by driving without due care while unfit through drink/drugs. He has been released on conditional bail until 23 June.

Anyone who saw what happened, or who saw either of the vehicles in the area shortly before the collision, is urged to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting Operation Newell.

Author: Sam Satchell
Ref: SXP54728/2019