Teenager fighting for life after moped accident

A TEENAGER is fighting for his life in hospital after his moped was in collision with a car in St Leonards.

The 17-year-old was riding along London Road on his Piaggio when the accident occurred outside the High Spirits convenience store around 9.40pm on Sunday (Sept 1).

A 36-year-old man from Dover was driving the Ford Mondeo involved in the collision but was not hurt.

The teenager suffered a serious head injury and was taken to the Conquest Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Officers from the Polegate Roads Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses and ask anyone with information to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Adagio. Alternatively send an email to: collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk