Hastings woman ‘seriously injured’ in crash

Monks Walk was closed because of the crash. Photo by Guy Fraser-Sampson SUS-160808-123518001
Monks Walk was closed because of the crash. Photo by Guy Fraser-Sampson SUS-160808-123518001

A Hastings woman is seriously injured and man is in a ‘critical but stable’ condition after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car yesterday (Sunday, August 7).

A Mazda 6 car and a Kawazaki motorbike crashed on Monks’ Walk, Winchelsea, at around midday.

The 21-year-old Rye man, who was riding the motorcycle, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to St George’s Hospital, Tooting, where he is in a critical but stable condition.

His pillion passenger, the 21-year-old woman, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with serious leg injuries.

The car driver, a 79-year-old Hastings man, was unhurt.

Sergeant Sarah Porter said: “We are appealing for anyone who either saw the collision or believe they saw either of the vehicles being driven before the collision to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101.

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

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