Man dies after Car Crashes into Ditch near Southwick

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision near Southwick.

Officers were called to the B2177 Southwick Road following the single vehicle collision at 6.30pm yesterday.

The black BMW 3 Series left the road and entered a ditch.

The driver, a man in his 50s from Waterlooville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: “Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and we would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone who may have dash cam footage from that area from around the time of the incident.

“The collision happened on the southbound carriageway, heading towards Southwick, between Staple Cross Lane and Southwick.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting 44220041030, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.