Police identify Eastbourne man who died in A27 Polegate Bypass collision

Photo by Dan Jessup
Photo by Dan Jessup

Police have identified a young man who sadly died after a collision on the A27 Polegate Bypass.

The 22-year-old was killed when his silver BMW Z3 left the road and collided with a road sign on November 18, police said.

He has been named by Sussex Police as Ryan Thorpe-Putland of Firle Road, Eastbourne.

At the time police said he was the sole occupant of the car and no other vehicle was involved.

Officers wish to talk to anyone who saw what happened, who may have any relevant dash-cam footage or who noticed the BMW being driven shortly before the crash.

They are asked to contact officers online or call 101, quoting Operation Governor.

Eastbourne man dies in A27 accident