Sussex

Woman, 78, dies after car crash in East Sussex

A 78-year-old woman has died in hospital after the car she was travelling in hit a wall in Sussex.

The woman suffered fatal injuries when a VW Polo being driven by an 81-year-old man crashed in Canute Road, Hastings.

Sussex Police said she was taken to the Conquest Hospital for treatment but died later.

The force has appealed for any witnesses to the crash, which happened at about 1130 BST on Saturday.

The 81-year-old driver was also taken to hospital but the extent of his injuries is not known.

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