Man dies in A27 head-on collision in East Sussex

A man has died and another has been injured in a head-on collision between a car and a 4x4 vehicle in East Sussex.

It happened on the A27 Lewes Road, near Wilmington, at about 18:30 GMT, causing the road to be closed between the Wilmington crossroads and the junction with Eastbourne Road at Polegate.

Sgt Dave Morgan, of Sussex Police, said it would be shut for several hours and drivers should use alternative routes.

The injured man was taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital.

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