Arrest after crash death

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A MOTORIST was arrested after his vehicle struck a mini and its driver later died.

The 36-year-old St Leonards man was driving a highways vehicle on the A271 Boreham Street on Friday afternoon when he collided with the car.

Its driver Daniel Marton, 31, of Grange Close, Horam, was taken to hospital by ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

In a tragic chain of events, the ambulance careered off the road during sudden snowfall in Ninfield and Mr Martin died at the scene.

The highways vehicle driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.