BREAKING NEWS: Pedestrian dies in collision with police car in Brighton

Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)
Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

A police car has been involved in a serious collision with a pedestrian in Brighton, Sussex Police has confirmed.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Officers were responding to an emergency call when they collided with a man on Devonshire Place in Kemptown at 12.50am this morning (Friday August 25).

Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

“The man had sadly died at the scene. The road is currently closed while investigations are carried out.

“As a police car is involved, the IPCC has been informed as is usual procedure.”

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police online quoting Operation Hertford.

Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Police at the scene of the incident in Kemptown, Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)