Fears of THIRD cliff collapse at Seaford Head as huge crack appears just moments after dramatic crumble
A rescue operation was launched after a second cliff collapse at Eastbourne this afternoon but no-one is believed to be missing
THERE are fears a THIRD cliff collapse could be set to hit Seaford Head after a huge crack appeared just moments after a dramatic rock cascade.
This afternoon’s collapse was the second in as many days at Seaford Head, near Eastbourne, Sussex.
Search and rescue crews were scrambled to search for a girl in a pink top seen walking near the edge of cliffs before the collapse.
But Sun Online understands the girl is now accounted for an no-one is believed to have been caught up in the collapse.
Around 50,000 tons of rubble fell from Seaford Head, near Eastbourne, yesterday, sparking a huge search operation.
Seaford Town Council clerk James Corrigan told the Brighton Argus today’s collapse is believed to be on the same scale.
He said: “We were expecting something like this might happened because of the cracks that have emerged in the cliffs.
“Potentially there could be further collapses.
“Due to the location it is unlikely there will be anyone in the area but it needs to be checked out.”
No details have been provided about the girl’s age or what she was doing at the cliffs shortly before the fall at 1.20pm today.