Sussex

Man hit by car after East Grinstead bridge fall

A man is believed to have died after falling from a bridge and being hit by a car on the A22 in West Sussex.

Sussex Police said it is believed the man fell from the bridge in East Grinstead early on Monday.

A spokeswoman for the force said the incident appeared to be a "tragic sequence of events" and the man's death was not being treated as suspicious.

The road was closed for about five hours after the incident, which happened at about 0500 BST.

The police spokeswoman said the car driver was shaken but otherwise unhurt.

Anyone who saw the incident has been asked to contact police.

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