Man dies after being hit by car

A MAN who was seriously injured after being struck by a car has sadly died in hospital.

Kevin Prenzlau, 51, of St Helen’s Road, was hit by the Seat Ibiza car near Silverdale School at a pedestrian crossing in Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards on Tuesday (August 23) at around 7.30pm.

He was taken to the Conquest Hospital but died yesterday (Thursday).

The driver of the Seat, a 17-year-old boy, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and was subsequently released on police bail until October 26 while enquiries continue.

The road was closed for five hours while police conducted their investigations.

A Sussex Police spokesman said; “Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Mansion.”

Did youu know Mr Prenzlau? Email your tributes to richard.gladstone@jpress.co.uk or ring him on 01424 856786.