Sussex

Driver arrested after two men killed in Handcross crash

Marc Martin (left) & Matt Preece Image copyright BBC news grab
Image caption Marc Martin (left) and Matt Preece died after their car hit a tree

The driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle crash in West Sussex in which two men died has been arrested.

Marc Martin, 22, and Matt Preece, 21, died after the BMW hit a tree and flipped on to its roof in High Beeches Lane, Handcross, on 17 December.

Two other passengers, a girl aged 16 and the 20-year-old driver, were hurt. The crash happened at about 22:00 GMT.

Sussex Police said the man was being questioned on suspicion of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

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