Hailsham and Eastbourne firefighters were called to assist at a fatal collision along the A27 last night (18th November).
Crews attended a head-on collision near Wilmington, involving a blue Vauxhall and a green 4x4 at 6.38pm.
The A27 was closed between the Wilmington crossroads and the junction of the A27 with Eastbourne Road at Polegate, whilst firefighters made the area safe and an investigation got underway.
One man tragically died and another man was taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
Firefighters left the incident by 7.24pm.