Sussex police A23 Brighton
Police are investigating an attempted abduction in Brighton.

A pedestrian has died after a van collided with him yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 24) on the A259 Seaside in Eastbourne.

The man was crossing the road at the junction of St Aubyns Road when it happened just after 5pm.

Police said he died at the scene.

The driver of the van, a white Ford Transit, suffered shock.

Officers said the A259 remained closed yesterday evening in both directions while investigation work was carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online here, or call 101 quoting Operation Ingham.