Cyclist airlifted to hospital with ‘multiple serious injuries’ after Hailsham collision

A cyclist suffered ‘multiple serious injuries’ following a collision with a van in Hailsham on Saturday, police have confirmed.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 1:01 pm
Police at the scene. Photo by Dan Jessup

Officers attended the incident on Arlington Road West at the junction with Caneheath at 1.07pm – see our initial story here.

The cyclist, a man in his 60s, suffered multiple serious injuries and was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, police said.

The driver of the van was uninjured and the road remained closed until 6.30pm.

Police at the scene. Photo by Dan Jessup

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone witnessed the collision or has any dashcam footage, email Sussex Police or call 101 quoting Operation Waterstone.