Brighton Crash Victim Named

The partner of a father who was died after the BMW he was travelling crashed into a tree in Brighton on Friday has paid tribute.

A 28-year-old man who sadly died following a collision on the A23 Grand Parade, Brighton, on Friday morning can now be identified.

Nicholas Messenger, of Old Kent Road, London, died after a light blue BMW he was travelling in collided with a tree near the Ocean Rooms. Emergency services attended the scene just before 6.45am.

Mr Messenger's partner, Liz, has released the following tribute: "Nicky was a wonderful man, a fantastic father and a brilliant friend and he will be sadly missed forever."

Mr Messenger was one of four men in the vehicle. The 40-year-old driver of the car has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink. He has been bailed until 5 April pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them by calling 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Northway.


Surely you have something to say?

Be the first to comment.

What do you think about "Brighton Crash Victim Named"

(Required) denotes a required field

Please leave

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Maximum 400 characters

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Matt Wilkinson

1pm - 4pm

Email the show

Text 82122

Matt Wilkinson

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart 102.4 and 103.5

Advertise Advertise in Sussex

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter