Crash near Lewes leaves one man dead
- 10 July 2014
- From the section Sussex
A driver has died following a collision between his van and a lorry on the A26 in East Sussex, police have said.
The crash happened at the junction with Wellingham Lane, north-east of Lewes, at about 09:04 BST.
A 30-year-old man from Uckfield died after his Ford Transit van collided with a Volvo lorry driven by a 55-year-old man from Newhaven.
The lorry driver was taken to hospital with "serious injuries", which are not thought to be life-threatening.
The A26 is closed while emergency services are at the scene. Traffic diversions have been put in place via Ringmer village.
Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.