Cyclist injured at Catsfield has died

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash. NNL-140929-110913001
Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash. NNL-140929-110913001
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The cyclist who sustained serious injuries when he was in collision with another cyclist in Catsfield on Sunday evening (March 1), has now died.

He has been named as Martin Leonard, 52, of Skinners Lane, Catsfield.

Mr Leonard was cycling with three other men in Skinners Lane shortly before 8pm on Sunday when he collided with one of the others and they both fell from their bikes.

Mr Leonard was airlifted to St George’s Hospital in London with head injuries, a fractured pelvis and spine and internal injuries, and sadly died on Tuesday afternoon (3 March).

The other cyclist, a 43-year-old man from Catsfield, suffered a minor head injury.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about it is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Burgundy.