Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by milk float in Brighton

Posted On 26 Jul 2011 at 12:43 pm

A cyclist suffered serious head injuries after being involved in a collision with a milk float in Maderia Drive, Brighton, today (Tuesday 26 July) at 8.20am.

The man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and then transferred to Hurstwood Park Neurosciences Centre in Haywards Heath.

Sussex Police said that his injuries were life threatening.

The milk float driver, a 22-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and is currently in custody.

The road, at the junction of Dukes Mound, remains closed.

Anyone who saw the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 6070999.

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