Cyclist dies after hitting broken down lorry on A22

A CYCLIST has died after he hit a stationary lorry that had broken down on a busy road.

The cyclist, a 70-year-old man, died following the collisions on the A22 Maresfield Bypass, Uckfield at 9.34am.

The lorry driver was uninjured in the crash.

The road is currently closed in both directions for investigation and vehicle recovery work.

Sergeant Dan Eaton said: “We are appealing for witnesses to the incident and would like to hear from anyone who have dashcam footage of it who can help our investigation.”

If you any information about the collision, please email [email protected] quoting Operation Trend.