Police are appealing for information after a man was found dead at the wheel of his car in Yapton.

The 52-year-old was travelling south in Bilsham Road when he pulled his BMW car onto a grass verge and stopped. Passers-by saw him slumped against the wheel and called an ambulance but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the car was involved in a separate incident earlier in the day when his car collided with a wall in Gladstone Road. No one was injured.

A post-mortem is due to be held today to establish the cause of death and the man is not being identified until relatives have been informed.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact Chichester Traffic division on 0845 60 70 999.

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