Sussex

Man dies in A259 bridge crash at Littlehampton

Crash scene (Pic: Eddie Mitchell)
Image caption Sussex Police said a man was cut free by firefighters but confirmed dead at the scene

A 55-year-old man has died in a crash involving a car and a lorry on a bridge over the River Arun in Sussex.

Sussex Police said emergency teams were called to the scene on the A259 at Littlehampton at about 14:15 BST.

The man who died was cut free by firefighters but confirmed dead at the scene. Two other men were taken to hospital with injuries.

A police spokesman said the bridge was blocked by the crash and remained closed at rush hour.

Appealing for witnesses, officers said the crash involved a Volkswagen Polo and a lorry.

The man who died has not yet been named.

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