A Rye man is in a ‘critical but stable’ condition and a woman is seriously injured after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Winchelsea yesterday (Sunday, August 7).
A Mazda 6 car and a Kawazaki motorbike crashed on Monks’ Walk at around midday.
The 21-year-old man, who was riding the motorcycle, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to St George’s Hospital, Tooting, where he is in a critical but stable condition.
His pillion passenger, a woman aged 21 from Hastings, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with serious leg injuries.
The car driver, a 79-year-old Hastings man, was uninjured.
Sergeant Sarah Porter said: “We are appealing for anyone who either saw the collision or believe they saw either of the vehicles being driven before the collision to contact us.”
Anyone with information is asked to email email@example.com or phone 101.
Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
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