Man dies following collision with wall near Hassocks

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A man has died after his car collided with a wall near Hassocks yesterday (Sunday December 22).

At 2.45am a black Peugeot 107 car being driven north in St Helena Lane, Streat, near Hassocks, by an 81-year-old man from Hassocks left the road on its nearside and collided with a low wall at the entrance to a property.

The driver got out of the car but collapsed, and shortly afterwards was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency services attended and police are now investigating.

Anyone who saw what happened or noticed the Peugeot being driven just prior to the collision is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, quoting Operation Fordwich, or email: collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk




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