Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A286 at Henley Hill between Midhurst and Fernhurst.
The accident is believed to have happened early yesterday morning (Sunday, March 5).
The emergency services were alerted at 12.50pm yesterday after a silver Mercedes was spotted by a member of the public down a steep embankment.
A police spokesman said: “Sadly the driver, a 32-year-old man from London, was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner’s officer has been informed. The road was closed for around six hours for recovery work on Sunday afternoon.”
Sgt Peter Verney from the Sussex Police Roads Policing Unit said: “We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the Mercedes driving along the A286 or in Midhurst town centre between 2am and 9am on Sunday morning.”
Witnesses can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101 quoting reference Operation Chatham.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.midhurstandpetworth.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MidhurstandPetworthObserver
3) Follow us on Twitter @mid_pet_obs
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Midhurst and Petworth Observer - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.