BREAKING NEWS: Major rescue ongoing after car plunges over cliffs at Beachy Head

Police news.
Police news.

A car has plunged over Beachy Head tonight (Monday).

Emergency services are currently at the scene where a full scale rescue operation is underway.

The car is believed to have gone over the cliffs at Belle Tout close to the lighthouse.

Fire crews, coastguards, police officers and ambulance crews are at the scene and the coastguard helicopter has also been flying above.

No further details are available yet.

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