Sussex

Jodan Hunt charged over Eastbourne hit-and-run deaths

Crash scene Image copyright Dan Jessop
Image caption Four vehicles were involved in the crash in Eastbourne, police said

A man has been charged after a hit-and-run crash in East Sussex in which two people were killed.

A Seat Leon was in collision with a VW Polo which then hit two parked cars in Bolsover Road, Eastbourne, on Friday.

A 48-year-old Eastbourne woman who was driving the Polo and her passenger, a 46-year-old man from Uckfield, were both killed.

Jodan Hunt, 23, of Hobart Quay, Eastbourne is charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

He is also charged with failing to stop after a road traffic collision.

Mr Hunt was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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