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Witness appeal after fatal collision in Wilson Avenue Brighton

A27 closed near Eastbourne after two car  smash

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Brighton are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Officers, ambulance and fire crews were called to Wilson Avenue at 6am on Wednesday (17 June) to reports of a black Vauxhall Corsa hitting a lamppost and a parked vehicle.

Sadly, the driver of the car – a 21-year-old man from Sidcup – was confirmed dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed.

One of three passengers in the vehicle – a woman in her 20s – was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road is closed while enquiries are underway and the Coroners Officer has been notified.

Anyone who witnessed what happened or saw the car prior to the collision is asked to report online or call 101, quoting Operation Hawkswood.