Pictures: Collapsed wall crushes car in Eastbourne

Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171151001
Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171151001

A car has been crushed after bricks fell from the wall of an Eastbourne hotel this afternoon (Monday, February 8).

Emergency services were called to the Premier Inn, on Terminus Road, shortly after 4pm.

Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171242001

Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171242001

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are on the scene and have closed Trinity Place while they make the area safe.

The road is expected to remain closed for a considerable time and the hotel has been evacuated.

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Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171215001

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Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171232001

Bricks have fallen from the wall of Premier Inn, Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup. SUS-160802-171232001