Elderly Hastings man dies after falling off bicycle in Rye

Road accident
Road accident

An elderly man from Hastings died after hitting the kerb and falling off his bicycle in Rye.

The 84-year-old cyclist crashed into a kerb on Harbour Road at the junction with Tram Road at around 10.45am on Thursday (July 14).

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Conquest Hospital but he died four days later.

The East Sussex coroner has been informed.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Accrington.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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