Motorbike and car crash on flooded Herstmonceux road

Hailsham Road, Herstmonceux SUS-150801-114619001
Hailsham Road, Herstmonceux SUS-150801-114619001

A motorbike and a car were involved in a crash, at a flooded section of the A271 at Herstmonceux.

Sussex Police was called at about 7am on today (January 13) to the A271 Hailsham Road at Herstmonceux following the collision.

The motorcyclist, a man, sustained minor injuries and was treated by ambulance personnel who attended. The car driver was unhurt.

The scene of the incident was outside Buckwell Farm at the western end of the village, close to the Honda garage, where the road had flooded to a depth of around 2ft.

Police said it is not known if this played a part in the collision.

Flooding on the road is causing severe traffic in the area this morning.