UPDATE: Chichester motorcycle crash

More details have emerged after a motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital in Southampton on Sunday, August 19.

The 21-year-old man suffered serious injuries after his orange and black Suzuki motorbike left the road and collided with a lamp post at 11am on the A259 via Ravenna in Chichester.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “We are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this collision and would appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the motorcycle on Via Ravenna before to contact Sussex Police.

“The road was closed until 4.45pm while police carried out an investigation. This caused a lot of traffic disruption in the area and we would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding.”

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