A man has been arrested after two people on a motorcycle were fatally injured in a head-on collision.
The accident happened at around 1.45pm yesterday afternoon on Seddlescombe Road North in St Leonards, close to the A21.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested for driving under the influence.
Two people believed to be on the motorcycle remain hospitalized with “serious, life-threatening or life-changing injuries.”
A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Just after 1.45pm on Wednesday 17 August, police responded to a serious collision between a motorcycle and a van on Seddlescombe Road North, St Leonards.
“The road was closed for several hours while emergency services were at the scene. Two people on the motorcycle were taken by air ambulance to hospital with serious, life-threatening or life-changing injuries, where they remain.
“A 41-year-old man has been arrested for driving under the influence.
“Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage that may assist officers in their investigation is asked to email it to the police at Collision.firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Operation Hartland to send.”
The crash investigation work took place in the afternoon and lasted into the evening.
Traffic retreated past Hastings Conquest Hospital and Bannatyne Spa.
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