Flansham Worms Lane collision: Driver arrested after motorcyclist left with life-threatening injuries

A driver involved in a collision in Flansham that left a motorcyclist with 'life-threatening' injuries has been arrested.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 8:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 8:35 am

According to Sussex Police, officers were called to the A259 Worms Lane in Flansham shortly after 12.30pm yesterday (December 23) to reports of an incident involving a red Kawasaki motorcycle and a black Ford Focus, both travelling eastbound, and a parked silver Peugeot.

The motorcyclist involved in the collision was taken by air ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with life-threatening injuries, police said, and remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 29-year-old man from Brighton, has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a road accident. He has been released under investigation, police added.

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Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw either of the vehicles prior to the collision, or who may have any relevant dashcam footage, is asked to email [email protected] or calling 101 quoting Operation Almond.