Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 20 September 2014

Driver dies in 999 ambulance crash

Police have started an investigation after a car driver died when his vehicle collided with an ambulance responding to a 999 call

A motorist was killed when his car was involved in a crash with an ambulance responding to an emergency call.

The 45-year-old driver of the Fiat Seicento died at the scene of the collision in Marine Drive, outside Roedean golf club, in Brighton, East Sussex, at 10.40pm on Thursday.

His passenger, a 43-year-old man, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

A member of the ambulance crew was slightly hurt but was later discharged from hospital.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: "At this stage, police are still investigating the circumstances of the collision and are asking anyone who saw what happened to call 101, quoting Operation Denmark."

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