Hastings driver arrested after motorcyclist critically injured in collision

A Hastings man has been arrested following a collision at Ninfield.

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020, 6:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd September 2020, 6:46 pm

Sussex Police said at just before 11am on Wednesday (September 2), officers received a report of a collision involving a motorcyclist and a Range Rover on the A269 Bexhill Road.

A spokesman for the force said: “The motorcyclist, a man in his 70s, was airlifted to hospital with multiple serious injuries.

“He remains in hospital in a critical condition.”

A motorcyclist was critically injured in the collision at Ninfield. Picture: Dan Jessup

Police said 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, confirmed a spokesman.

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.

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A motorcyclist was critically injured in the collision at Ninfield. Picture: Dan Jessup

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A motorcyclist was critically injured in the collision at Ninfield. Picture: Dan Jessup
A motorcyclist was critically injured in the collision at Ninfield. Picture: Dan Jessup