A teenage boy has died after a bus collided with him early this morning (Saturday, 24) in Sussex.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Marine Parade, Brighton, close to the junction with Burlington Street shortly before 1am.

The 15-year-old boy, who is from Brighton, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, but police said he was declared dead at 1.20am.

Officers said his family have been informed.

The road was closed for investigation work, and a contraflow remained in place as of this morning.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to report it online here, or call 101 quoting Operation Rivington.