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Man dies, another person seriously injured in traffic accident

Man dies, another person seriously injured in traffic accident

One man died and another was seriously injured in an accident.

The incident occurred at around 11:18am on the A26 in Little Horsted, near Uckfield. A blue Porsche Boxster and a grey BMW X1 were involved.

The driver of the Porsche, a 57-year-old man from South Chailey, died at the scene of the accident.

The road was closed for hours while the police investigated (Image: Sussex News and Pictures)

His next of kin have been informed and are being looked after by specialist officers, police said.

The BMW driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital. No other injuries were reported.

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The road was closed for hours while the police investigated, but has now reopened.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or may have captured footage of the incident.”

“Contact police by emailing [email protected] or calling 101 quoting Operation Silver.”