Appeal as A259 Winchelsea road rage crash injures woman

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A road rage crash on the A259 in Winchelsea involving a van and a lorry which injured a woman has sparked an appeal for witnesses from police.

A Ford Transit van and a lorry with a trailer carrying fairground equipment crashed on Tanyard Lane near Strand Hill at around 2.20pm on Sunday, July 31.

It appears the lorry failed to stop so the van driver decided to follow it towards Ashford, Kent, and got in front of it, a police spokesman said.

The lorry then went into the rear of the van and both drivers got out and started arguing before police were called.

Both drivers were uninjured but a 46-year-old woman passenger in the van suffered whiplash.

Police are looking for any witnesses to the incident and are particularly interested in speaking to two motorcyclists that saw the initial crash.

Anyone with information contact police by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 943 of July 31.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and give police information anonymously by ringing 0800 555 111 or visit its website: www.crimestoppers-uk.com.

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