Man arrested after van incident near Eastbourne school

A man was arrested in Eastbourne on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs after a van crashed into railings near St Thomas A Becket Catholic Primary School on Wednesday (May 20).

Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 3:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st May 2020, 4:58 pm
A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs SUS-200520-153818001

Sussex Police said officers were called to the incident in Prideaux Road, near to its junction with Lewes Road, at 9.09am.

Police said no injuries were reported and the 27-year-old man has been released under investigation.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “Police were called to reports of a van colliding with some railings in Eastbourne.

The incident in Prideaux Road near its junction with Lewes Road SUS-200520-153759001

“The crash happened on Prideaux Road, near to its junction with Lewes Road and Mill Gap Road. No injuries were reported.

“Officers arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.”

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