Fatal Crash at Northiam

Single vehicle crash at Northiam sadly proves fatal

Police 2

At 10.48pm on Tuesday (2 August) police were called to the B2165 at Northiam, north-west of Rye, where a Ford Ka had left the road and overturned.



Road Closed


The road was closed between Watt’s Palace Lane and the A28 Hastings Road until 3am while the crash was investigated and the scene cleared.


Fatal Injuries

Sadly the driver, a 19-year-old woman from Battle, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.


The East Sussex coroner has been informed.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting Operation Barnsley.

“Rye’s Own” Bulletin Friday 5 August 2016