Biker killed in A285 collision

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a crash on the A285 near Petworth on Saturday afternoon.

A 41-year-old man from Liss, Hampshire, was killed after his red Yamaha R1 collided with a blue Volvo at the junction of Haslingbourne Lane at around 4.45pm.

The driver of the Volvo, a 37-year-old man from Bognor Regis, was taken to St Richard’s hospital in Chichester with serious injuries.

A police spokesman confirmed that emergency services were unable to save the motorcyclist’s life and he died at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101, quoting Operation Columbia.