St Leonards woman hurt in crash

Debris is scattered across the road following a serious RTC involving a motorbike and car in Wivelsfield. Picture by Nick Fontana. SUS-170521-124032001
Debris is scattered across the road following a serious RTC involving a motorbike and car in Wivelsfield. Picture by Nick Fontana. SUS-170521-124032001

A woman from St Leonards was taken to hospital following a serious crash in East Sussex yesterday (Saturday, May 20).

A car and a motorbike collided on the B2116 in Wivlesfield, near the Royal Oak pub, shortly after 11am.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said that a Yamaha motorcycle, travelling northbound, was in collision with a Nissan Qashqai travelling south.

The rider of the motorbike, a 36-year-old woman from Edenbridge, was seriously injured and taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where she remains in a critical condition.

The driver of the Nissan, a 48-year-old woman from St Leonards, sustained minor injuries and was taken to the same hospital.

Witnesses are asked to call Sussex Police on 101, quoting Operation Strauss.

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