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How do I report a dead animal on the road?
Your local district or borough council is responsible for the removal of dead animals on the road. For more information, please contact your district or borough council.
There is a living animal causing an obstruction on the road
This is a matter for the Police, they can be contacted on their non-emergency number 101
How do I report an injured animal on the road?
If you need to report the sighting of an injured animal on the road, please contact Sussex Police on 101.
How do I report a dead or injured deer on the road?
If you need to report the sighting of a dead or injured deer on the road, please contact Sussex Police on 101.
East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police work in partnership to run a Deer Warden scheme. The scheme sets out to deal with dead or injured deer on the road. The wardens are all volunteers and, together with the Ashdown Forest Rangers, provide 24 hour coverage across the county. It is a priority of the scheme to keep the suffering of injured deer to a minimum, while ensuring the safety of moving traffic and pedestrians. All call outs are managed by the police.