Sussex

Pedestrian killed in Southwater road crash

Crash scene at the A24 in Southwater
Image caption Sussex Police said the driver of the BMW did not realise he had been involved in a crash at first

A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on the A24 in West Sussex.

The pedestrian, who was aged in his 40s, was hit by a BMW car on the southbound carriageway at about 23.30 GMT on Friday.

Sussex Police said the driver of the car did not realise he had been involved in a crash at first but raised the alarm when he arrived home.

A spokesman for the force added: "The pedestrian sustained substantial injuries which proved fatal."

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