Littlehampton woman dies after collision

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Police are appealing for information following a serious collision between a van and a pedestrian in Littlehampton.

At 10.14am on this morning (January 20), officers were called to reports of the incident in Highdown Drive.

The pedestrian, a 79-year-old woman from Littlehampton, was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where she sadly died of her injuries.

The driver of the van, a 49-year-old man from Worthing, was uninjured.

The road was temporarily closed between the A259 and Cornwall Road but has since reopened.

Read the Gazette’s previous report here

Witnesses are asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Gedding.

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