Pedestrian from Saltdean dies after collision with car near Brighton Marina

A 40-year-old man has died at the scene of a crash near Brighton Marina.

Sunday, 21st November 2021, 9:23 am
Updated Sunday, 21st November 2021, 6:06 pm

The pedestrian was involved in a collision with a silver Jaguar on the A259 Marine Drive, just east of Brighton Marina, just after 11.20pm on Friday (November 19).

Police confirmed the man from Saltdean was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed," a police spokesperson said.

The collision happened on A259 Marine Drive, just east of Brighton Marina.

"The Jaguar driver – a 69-year-old man from Peacehaven – sustained minor injuries."

A section of the road was temporarily closed in both directions to allow specialist officers to carry out investigative work.

Sussex Police has launched an appeal for witnesses.

The spokesperson added: "We thank the public for their patience and understanding during this time.

A section of the road was temporarily closed in both directions to allow specialist officers to carry out investigative work.

"Anyone who saw what happened or captured the incident on dash cam is asked to email [email protected] quoting Operation Colney."