A man who died following a collision on the A23 at Warninglid has been named by police.

Anghelus-Adi Pieptea, 25, of Wakehurst Drive in Crawley, was the front seat passenger of a black Nissan Micra which crashed into a parked lorry in a lay-by.

It follows the incident around 1.40am on December 16, north of the road’s junction with Broxmead Lane.

A 22-year-old woman from Kenley in Surrey in the back of the car was left with serious facial injuries.

Police said she remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police online here, quoting Operation Cranbourne.