Man dies and woman seriously injured after car leaves road near Rusper

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A man died and a woman was seriously injured when an Audi car left the road and collided with a tree at Rusper on Sunday evening (May 29), according to a Sussex police statement.

The police add that the blue Audi A3 was reported to be on its roof in Faygate Lane by a passing motorist at 9.24pm.

Emergency services attended and discovered that a passenger, a 53-year-old man from Dorking, had died at the scene.

The driver, a 36-year-old woman from Faygate, sustained serious, potentially life-changing injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have seen the Audi in the area around that time is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Twickenham.

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