UPDATE: Cyclist taken to hospital after suffering '˜medical episode' near seafront
A major road along Hastings seafront was closed after a cyclist suffered a medical episode whilst travelling through the town, police have said.
Emergency services were called to the A259 Eversfield Place at about 8.45am following reports of a medical incident.
Police said South East Coast Ambulance Service asked for officers assistance after a cyclist fell off a bike.
A spokesman for Sussex Police said it is believed the cyclist suffered a medical episode and was taken to hospital for further checks.
No other vehicles were involved and it is not being treated as a police matter, the spokesman added.
Officers closed the road in both directions from the Warrior Square junction and the Schwerte Way junction.
The road has now been re-opened.
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