Man arrested after BMW overturns near Bognor

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

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A man has been arrested after a BMW was in collision with another car before smashing into a lamp post and overturning in Rose Green.

According to police, the driver of the BMW failed to stop for officers on Nyetimber Lane after it was seen leaving a pub ‘at speed’ on Sunday afternoon, October 16.

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

It was in collision with a car pulling into a petrol station in Rose Green Road and then struck a lamp post, flipping over and landing on its roof outside the Royal British Legion, police said.

A police spokesperson said: “One man, believed to be the passenger remained with the car, and was checked over for minor injuries.

“The other man was located nearby in Pembroke Way and was arrested.

“He was first taken to St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester with minor injuries where he remained overnight before being transferred to custody on Monday morning.”

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

Contributed picture showing the overturned BMW outside the Aldwick RBL

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving, drink driving and failing to stop, the police spokesperson added.

It is understood an air ambulance was deployed, and that the driver of car hit as it entered a petrol station was checked over for minor injuries.

Anyone who saw what happened between Nyetimber Lane and Road Green Road is asked to contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1076 of 16/10.

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The aftermath of the incident. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The aftermath of the incident. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

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