Police name cyclist who died in town centre crash

Paramedics and Police attend to a person seriously injured in Langney Road, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-180505-185210008
Paramedics and Police attend to a person seriously injured in Langney Road, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-180505-185210008

The cyclist who died in an accident in Eastbourne earlier this month has been named by police.

Colin McFarlane, 48, of Ashford Road, suffered serious head injuries following the incident involving a Kia cee’d in Langney Road at 5.20pm on Saturday May 5.

He was taken by ambulance to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he died five days later (Thursday May 10).

In a statement released by Sussex Police this afternoon, his family said, “Colin was a much-loved brother and son, and we will all miss him terribly.”