Motorcyclist collides with a child

A Bognor man was taken to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a child.

At around 2pm yesterday (Monday, April 1) a collision took place in Romany Road, Worthing, between a red Suzuki motorcycle and a nine-year-old local boy.

The boy was taken to Southampton Hospital, where he remains. He is suffering from serious leg injuries and a slight head injury. The injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 29-year-old man from Bognor Regis, was taken to Worthing Hospital suffering from a serious arm injury but has since been discharged.

Romany Road was closed until around 5pm while officers investigated the incident.

Anyone with who witnessed the collision and hasn’t yet spoken to police is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0676 of 1/4.