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Man dies after driving his van over 60ft cliff and then plummeting on to the road below

  • Man was found alive at bottom of the cliffs east of Brighton marina at 6.30am
  • Was inside crumpled silver Vauxhall van which smashed into concrete walkway 
  • Family have been informed and walkway will be closed while police investigate

A man has died after his van plummeted off a cliff near a Brighton school.

Emergency services found the man alive at the bottom of the 60-feet-high cliffs east of Brighton marina near Roedean School at about 6.30am this morning. 

He was found inside his crumpled silver Vauxhall van which had smashed into the concrete walkway after falling off the cliffs above.     

A man has died after his van plummeted off a cliff near a Brighton school

Emergency services found the man alive at the bottom of the cliffs east of Brighton marina near Roedean School at about 6.30am this morning

Emergency services found the man alive at the bottom of the cliffs east of Brighton marina near Roedean School at about 6.30am this morning

A Sussex police spokesman said: ‘On Sunday May 12, just after 6.30am, police were called to a silver coloured Vauxall van gone off the edge of the cliff east of the Marina and close to Roedean school.

‘Police, ambulance and fire services attended the scene. The driver sadly died a short while after.

‘Next of kin have been informed.’

Part of the walkway will be closed until police finish investigating the death.  

Witnesses are asked to call the police quoting CAD 28312/5.

He was found inside his crumpled silver Vauxhall van which had smashed into the concrete walkway after falling off the cliffs above

He was found inside his crumpled silver Vauxhall van which had smashed into the concrete walkway after falling off the cliffs above

Part of the walkway will be closed until police finish investigating the death. Above: police gather on the road above the cliffs

Part of the walkway will be closed until police finish investigating the death. Above: police gather on the road above the cliffs

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