Battle biker dies in car crash

A biker from Battle died after a crash with a car on the B2096 between Dallington and Netherfield yesterday (Monday, October 3).

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 8:48 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 8:22 pm

Emergency services were called to the stretch of road between Woods Corner and Darwell Hole after the crash involving a white and black Honda CBR 600cc motorcycle and a green Honda CRV 4x4 car at around 2.55pm.

The motorcyclist, a 53-year-old man from Battle, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The car driver, a 53-year-old woman from Dallington, suffered shock and cuts.

Police closed the B2096 along the affected stretch and it remained shut for more than four hours while emergency services remained at the scene.

Sergeant Dan Pitcher at the Sussex and Surrey roads policing unit said, “We would like to talk to anyone who may have seen what happened or either vehicle being driven shortly beforehand.”

Sgt Pitcher also thanked drivers whose journeys were affected by the road closure for their patience and understanding.

Anyone with information is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting Operation Littlebrook.

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