Aston Martin DB9 supercar is destroyed after bursting into flames

Aston Martin DB9 supercar worth £75,000 is destroyed after bursting into flames in horror crash

  • Luxury sports car caught on fire in Polegate, East Sussex, last night around 7pm
  • It is not known if driver, who was taken to hospital, had life-threatening injuries
  • Aston Martin D89 V12 may have been part of a convoy for Clap for Carers tribute

An Aston Martin DB9 supercar worth £75,000 was destroyed after bursting into flames last night in a horror crash.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, rushed to Jevington Road in Polegate, East Sussex, around 7pm yesterday evening.

The driver was taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital.  

An Aston Martin DB9 V12, pictured, caught alight with the driver being taken to hospital in Polegate, East Sussex yesterday evening at around 7pm

Fire crew seen extinguishing the flames at the scene last night in East Sussex. The car is thought to have been part of a convoy travelling to the hospital for the Clap for Carers tribute

Police vehicles and a fire engine pictured at the scene, with the burnt-out Aston Martin seen off the road, towards the left of the picture. The driver was taken to a hospital in Eastbourne

It is not known whether the driver suffered any life-threatening injuries.

Pictures show crew dousing the flames with a fire engine and police vehicles at the scene.

Witnesses told Hailsham News the car could have been part of a convoy travelling to the hospital for the weekly Clap for Carers at 8pm. 

MailOnline has contacted Sussex Police for comment. 

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