A23 casualty named as 95-year-old Saddlescombe man

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An elderly driver who died when his car collided with a road sign on the A23 has been named.

Leo Marks, 95, of Saddlescombe Road, Saddlescombe, north of Brighton, was seriously injured on January 23 when his Toyota Starlet car left the road at Pyecombe.

Police said the vehicle appeared to have spun in the northbound carriageway  near the Texaco garage at the junction of West Road at about 4.10pm.

The vehicle then hit a large street sign.

Mr Marks was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries but died on February 1.

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4:25pm Mon 4 Feb 13

PETE OF QUEENS PARK says...

Surely nobody has the faculties to be able to drive at 95
Surely nobody has the faculties to be able to drive at 95 PETE OF QUEENS PARK
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5:09pm Mon 4 Feb 13

qm says...

PETE OF QUEENS PARK wrote:
Surely nobody has the faculties to be able to drive at 95
Some don't seem to have them ever . . . . . .
[quote][p][bold]PETE OF QUEENS PARK[/bold] wrote: Surely nobody has the faculties to be able to drive at 95[/p][/quote]Some don't seem to have them ever . . . . . . qm
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