Motorcylist ‘seriously injured’ in A259 collision

A259 SALTDEAN RTC EDDIE MITCHELL
A259 SALTDEAN RTC EDDIE MITCHELL

A motorcyclist remains in a serious condition this morning (Saturday, January 6) following a serious collision with a van on the A259 at Saltdean on Friday afternoon, according to Sussex Police.

Sussex Police said the road was closed shortly after the collision at around 4pm at the junction with Hamsey Road.

A police spokesman said: “The man riding the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was taken to Royal County Sussex Hospital.

“There is no update on his condition at this time.

“The road was closed whilst the cyclist was attended to and for the scene to be investigated.

“Drivers were advised to avoid the area.”

The road was reopened at 7.57pm on Friday (January 5), Sussex Police said.

The incident is being dealt with under Operation Dalham.