A 49-year-old motorcyclist died when in an incident involving a Ford Fusion van.

The rider from Dartford sadly died at the scene on the A21 at Whatlington last night.

Sergeant Dan Pitcher said: "Paramedics attended to the man who sadly died at the scene.

"Officers would like to thank motorists for their understanding and patience while the road was closed for several hours as they investigated the circumstances.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision or may have seen the vehicles just before are asked to contact police on 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Glaven."