Bexhill man charged after boy seriously hurt in collision

A Bexhill man will appear in court in relation to a collision which left a boy with serious facial injuries.

On Friday, May 22, police were called to Woodsgate Park at around 7.40pm after reports of a crash involving a red Mini and a moped.

The moped rider – a 16-year-old boy from Bexhill – received medical treatment for serious facial injuries.

The driver of the Mini left the scene, and an appeal for information was issued to try and identify those involved.

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On Thursday (October 22), a spokesman for Sussex Police said: “Sam Hannah, 33, a horticulturalist, of Newlands Avenue, Bexhill, has now been summonsed to court to face charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving with no insurance, failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision, and failing to report a road traffic collision.

“He is due to appear before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on December 9.”

Investigating officer PC Chris Storey said: “I’d like to thank the members of the public who responded to our appeal for information and came forward to assist with our ongoing investigation.”