A man whose car crashed into a house in Eastbourne on Monday evening (August 31) has been arrested.
Police say the man made off on foot after a Vauxhall Astra crashed in to the front of a house in Sevenoaks Road, but was arrested a short while later.
Emergency services were called at 7.05pm to the scene where a blue Astra had crashed through a garden and into a house, trapping the occupants inside. Nobody is reported to have been injured.
Building inspectors were called to check the structural integrity of the damaged house.
A 32-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested in Beachy Head Road around 9.15pm on suspicion of drink-driving, failing to provide a specimen for analysis and failing to stop after a road accident. He remained in custody on Tuesday morning.
Photo by Duncan Lawson.
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