Motorcyclist seriously injured in Eastbourne crash

Police have launched an investigation after a motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following an accident in Eastbourne at the weekend.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 1:57 pm
Serious crash in Upper Dukes Drive, Eastbourne SUS-210320-170839001

A car and a motorbike collided at the junction of Upper Dukes Drive and Baslow Road on Saturday afternoon (March 20), according to police.

The incident took place at 3.55pm. The car involved was a red Nissan Almera and the motorcycle was a silver Kawasaki ZX600.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Serious crash in Upper Dukes Drive, Eastbourne SUS-210320-170849001

A police spokesperson said, “The motor cyclist suffered serious, possibly life-changing injuries and was airlifted to hospital. A stretch of Upper Duke Drive was closed for several hours.

“Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or have dash cam, CCTV or doorbell footage.”

Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting 920 of 20/3.