Man charged by police following Eastbourne collision

A man has been charged after a collision in Eastbourne, according to police.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 9:45 am

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, Police on patrol came across a single-vehicle collision on the Highfield Link Road, Eastbourne, around 4am on Sunday, June 20. The vehicle was unoccupied.

“Officers carried out an extensive search for the driver, supported by use of a drone and the dog unit.

“A man was detained shortly afterwards, and was taken to hospital to be checked over. He was later discharged.

Sussex Police. (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-170506-173459001
Sussex Police. (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-170506-173459001

“Ashley Ramtohul, 32, unemployed, of no fixed address, has since been charged with driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence, and using a motor vehicle on a road without third party insurance.”

Mr Ramtohul is due to appear before magistrates on August 11, according to police.