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Motorcyclist seriously injured in A285 Petworth collision

News   •   Jul 17, 2019 17:11 BST

At 4pm on Sunday, July 7, a silver Toyota Yaris car and a black Triumph Sprint GT 1050 motorcycle were in collision outside The Badgers public house near Coultershaw Bridge, on the A285 Station Road, Petworth. The vehicles went on to collide with three unattended cars in the pub car park.

The motorcyclist, a 57-year-old man from London, was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, by the Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance having sustained serious, life-changing injuries to his hand, jaw and pelvis.

The car driver, a 23-year-old man from Chichester, was unhurt.

Anyone who saw what happened, noticed either vehicle being driven shortly before the crash or who may have relevant dash-cam footage is asked to contact Sussex Police by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phoning 101, quoting Operation Farlow.

Author: Andy Freeman
Ref: SXP55051/2019