Boy, 14, hurt in Brighton motorbike crash

Posted On 10 Aug 2010 at 11:04 am

Two people, including a boy aged 14, were seriously injured when a motorbike and car collided on the seafront in Brighton last night.

The 14-year old was riding as pillion passenger on a motorcycle.

He suffered serious knee and wrist injuries when the bike and a Ford Focus saloon car collided.

The accident happened was on the seafront A259 Grand Junction Road by the junction with Preston Street at 8.10pm.

The pillion passenger, from Burgess Hill, and the rider of the motorcycle, a 43-year old man from Peacehaven, who received a serious shoulder injury, were detained at Royal Sussex County Hospital.

The driver of the car, a 32-year old Seaford man, and his three passengers, were unhurt.

The Sussex Police Road Policing Unit at Hove urged anyone who saw the collision to call them on 0846 6070999.

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