81-year-old suffers life-threatening injuries in Mayfield collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Mayfield.

Friday, 24th July 2020, 11:53 am

Sussex Police said at around 4.50pm on Thursday, July 23, a red Ducatti motorcycle travelling south on the A267 collided with an elderly pedestrian who was pushing a pedal cycle.

The pedestrian – an 81-year-old man from Alfriston – suffered life threatening injuries and was flown to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton by air ambulance, the force said.

The motorcyclist – a 53-year-old local man – sustained a serious foot injury and was taken to Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury for treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the motorcyclist or pedestrian in the area beforehand – particularly anyone with dash cam footage – is asked to email [email protected] quoting Operation Denstone.

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