Motorcyclist serioiusly hurt in Clayhill crash

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A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries, including a broken pelvis, in a collision involving a van on the A26 at Clayhill yesterday (Tuesday December 30).

Just before 7.30pm police were called to a two vehicle collision on the A26 at Clayhill, outside the service station.

It involved a white Nissan Primastar van and a red Honda CBF600 motorcycle.

The van driver, a 46-year-old man from Ringmer, suffered minor injuries, but the motorcyclist, a 59-year-old man, also from Ringmer, sustained serious injuries, including a broken pelvis.

Two teenage girls who were passengers in the van were unhurt.

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance attended but both casualties were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, by land ambulance.

The A26 was closed between Earwig Corner, Lewes, and Little Horsted roundabout, near Uckfield, until 11.50pm.

Police would like to thank motorists for their patience while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Brevitt.