Woman, 80, dies after car accident in Eastbourne

An 80-year-old woman has died a day after she was involved in a crash on a road near Beachy Head in East Sussex.

The accident happened on the A259 East Dean Road in Eastbourne just before midday on Wednesday.

The woman was driving a Toyota Yaris which collided with a VW Golf travelling the other way.

She was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton but later died. The male driver and passenger of the other car suffered minor injuries.

They were taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital to be treated.

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