Drivers 'lucky' to escape from Eastbourne collision

One car ended up on its roof. Pictures: Sussex Police/PC Gareth Evers
One car ended up on its roof. Pictures: Sussex Police/PC Gareth Evers

Occupants of two cars should 'play their lottery numbers' after escaping relatively unhurt from a collision near Eastbourne last night.

Police were called at 6.24pm last night to Warren Hill after a call from a member of the public.

Police said the drivers were 'lucky' to escape the collision with only slight injury

Police said the drivers were 'lucky' to escape the collision with only slight injury

Two cars were involved in the collision, according to police, which left one vehicle on its roof.

An ambulance was called and one of the drivers was treated for slight injury.

The police spokesman said: "It appears they were quite lucky."

The road was closed while the vehicles were recovered, but opened again about 8pm.

Police were called to the incident at 6.24pm

Police were called to the incident at 6.24pm

Pictures from PC Gareth Evers show the aftermath of the incident.

He said: "Please, please, please drive to the conditions and arrive alive.

"I have no idea how the occupants of these vehicles walked away and recommend they go and play their lottery numbers."

The road was closed while the vehicles were recovered

The road was closed while the vehicles were recovered