Man seriously ill in hospital after Eastbourne crash

Police news.
Police news.

A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after a collision in Eastbourne on Saturday (May 23).

Shortly before 1am on Saturday morning a silver Toyota Prius and a pedestrian were involved in a collision in Willingdon Drove at the junction with Friday Street, close to Langney Shopping Centre.

The pedestrian, a 26-year-old man from Eastbourne, was taken to St George’s Hospital in London with serious head injuries. The 47-year-old male driver from Eastbourne was uninjured.

Sergeant Dan Pitcher said, “This was a very serious collision and the road was closed for several hours.

“We are appealing to anyone who was in the area and might have seen what happened to contact police on or call 101 quoting Operation Longfield.”

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