An 80-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after a motorized accident in Burgess Hill, Sussex, which involved a Fiat 500 impacting a fence.
The collision occurred on Saturday and the man, who has yet to be identified, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of medical professionals, the man passed away on Monday.
Sussex Police are currently investigating the circumstances of the incident and have asked that any witnesses come forward and contact them with information. A spokesperson for the force released a statement, saying: “We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Burgess Hill on Saturday. A Fiat 500 collided with a fence in the early afternoon, and the driver, an 80-year-old man, sadly died in hospital on Monday.”
The spokesperson added: “Anyone who saw what happened or who has any other information is asked to contact us online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Severn.”
The death of the 80-year-old man is being seen as a tragedy by those who knew him and is sure to be deeply felt by his friends and family. The authorities are urging any witnesses to come forward with information relating to the incident.