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Two arrested following Hove collision

News   •   Feb 22, 2019 11:25 GMT

Police have arrested two people in connection with a collision thanks to the help of the public.

Officers were called to Sunninghill Avenue, Hove, around 3.55pm on Thursday (February 21) following a two car collision.

Four men were spotted fleeing from one of the vehicles, a black BMW. Two builders who witnessed the collision gave chase and detained one of the suspects until officers arrived.

A second man was later arrested when he handed himself into police.

The driver of the second vehicle, a woman in her 40s, suffered minor injuries and was treated by paramedics.

A 36-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking, failing to stop after a collision, failing to report involvement in a collision and driving without insurance.

A 31-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking.

Both remain in custody as of Friday morning (February 22).

If you witnessed the collision or have any information please report online or call 101 quoting 1127 of 21/02. Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Author: Hannah Butt
REF: SXP54247/2019