Motorcyclist from Eastbourne dies in A27 collision in Wilmington

A 63-year-old Eastbourne man died after his motorcycle collided with two other vehicles on the A27 at Wilmington yesterday evening, police have confirmed.

Friday, 19th April 2019, 11:55 am
Updated Friday, 19th April 2019, 11:57 am

The motorcyclist was travelling west towards Lewes at 6.36pm when the collision, also involving a black Vauxhall Astra and a white Nissan Primestar, occurred, said police.

The man sadly died at the scene, police confirmed.

His next-of-kin have been advised, but he has not yet been formally identified.

Police at the scene. Photo: Dan Jessup

A 31-year-old man from Hounslow, who was driving the Astra, and the 37-year-old male driver of the Nissan, from Pevensey, were both uninjured, confirmed police.

The road was closed until shortly after 1am for recovery and collision investigation work to take place.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, who have not already made themselves known to officers, to email [email protected] or call 101 quoting Operation Greencourt.

Police at the scene. Photo: Dan Jessup