Brighton man, 29, dies after Rottingdean collision

Police closed the road after the fatal collision
Police closed the road after the fatal collision

A 29-year-old motorcyclist has died in hospital after a collision in Rottingdean this morning (December 6), police confirmed.

Police were called at 7am to a collision involving a car and motorbike on Falmer Road, close to its junction with Court Farm Road.

Sussex Police said the motorcyclist, a 29-year-old man from Brighton, was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the Nissan Juke, a 35-year-old man from Peacehaven, has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving, police said. He remains in custody.

Sergeant Vicki Rees said: "We are appealing to anyone who was driving through Rottingdean on Thursday morning and saw what happened or captured anything which might help on their dash-cam."

Anyone with information can email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Helena."