A man has been arrested after allegedly fleeing the scene of a two-car crash on the A259.

Emergency services responded to the collision on Wallsend Road in Pevensey on Saturday evening.

Police officers were seen flying a drone at the scene of the crash as enquiries were carried out.

Sussex Police have since confirmed that a man in his 20s from Eastbourne has been arrested and remains in custody.

The investigation continues.

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “Emergency services responded to a report of a road traffic collision between two vehicles in Wallsend Road, Pevensey Bay yesterday at around 6pm.

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“The ambulance service treated a person at the scene for minor injuries.

“Following the incident, a man in his 20s from Eastbourne was arrested in a nearby road on suspicion of failing to stop after a road accident and for driving whilst unfit through drink.

“He has been transported to custody and enquiries are underway.

“If you witnessed the incident, or have dashcam or CCTV footage that could aid the investigation, we urge you to make a report by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk, or by calling 101 quoting reference 1013 of 20/04.”