A MOTORCYCLIST in his fifties has died after a crash with a lorry on a major road.

The 57-year-old man from Seaford was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision on the A26 this morning.

The driver of the lorry was unharmed.

Officers were called to the incident near Southease railway station at 9.55am.

The A26 has been partially closed while enquiries take place and travel disruption is likely to continue for the remainder of the afternoon.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Police are now appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened or has relevant dash-cam footage of either vehicle prior to the collision to come forwards.

“Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting Operation Darkstar.”