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Tunbridge Wells: Pedestrians die after crash in Ringmer, Sussex

By Claire McWethy

Two people, including a man from Tunbridge Wells, have died after a car hit a group of walkers.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal collision, which happened on the B2192 in Sussex, just after 8pm on Saturday.

A Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 driving north east collided with several pedestrians who were in a group walking along Harvey's Lane, outside Ringmer.

Emergency services were called. Stock image

Emergency services were called. Stock image

Tragically two of the pedestrians, a man from Wimbledon, south west London, and a man from Tunbridge Wells, both aged 31, died at the scene.

Two women, a 29-year-old from Wimbledon and a 27-year-old from Addlestone, Surrey, were treated for minor injuries at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and were discharged.

The other three pedestrians in the group a 29-year-old man from Addlestone, and two women, 24 and 31, from south London, were unhurt, as was the driver of the car, a 37-year-old woman from Uckfield.

Sgt Huw Watts of the Surrey and Sussex Road Policing Unit said: "We ask anyone who saw what happened to contact us via collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police,uk or by calling 101, quoting Operation Greenwich.

"If anyone has any dash cam footage or CCTV, relating to this incident, we would be particularly interested to hear from them."

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