Driver in custody, motorcyclist in critical condition

A man is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision in Ninfield.

Just before 11am on Wednesday (2 September) officers received a report of a collision involving a motorcyclist and a Range Rover on the A269 Bexhill Road.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 70s, was airlifted to hospital with multiple serious injuries. He remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a 39-year-old man from Hastings, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of careless driving. He remains in custody while the investigation is ongoing.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or has any dash cam footage of the incident to report it either online, call 101 or email quoting Operation Radbrook.

One thought on “Driver in custody, motorcyclist in critical condition

  1. Sort the speed out on this dangerous road!!!. I have lived here 20 years and this part of the A259 scares me stiff. I live on Pashley Farm, just off of it and have to pull onto the 259 it and off off it on a nasty bend more than twice daily, along with several neighbours. How someone has not been KILLED I DO NOT KNOW! It needs calming measures or new speed restrictions in force URGENTLY. Many of us residents along this part of the A259 take our lives in our own hands when getting out of our drives, I have two teenage drivers and I worry for their safety. It needs to be addressed SOONER than LATER before a fatality. I rest my case…..

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