Motorcycle passenger hurt in crash on Brighton seafront

Posted On 10 Oct 2011 at 8:09 pm

A pillion passenger was seriously injured when the motorcycle she was on was involved in a crash in Brighton on Saturday afternoon (8 October).

Sussex Police said that the blue Kawasaki ZZR600 was extensively damaged when it was in collision with a blue Nissan Quasqai at the junction of Marine Parade and New Steine at 5.44pm.

The 30-year-old passenger, from Wembley, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, with severe cuts to her leg.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 29-year-old man from Slough, was treated at the Royal Sussex for minor leg injuries.

The driver of the Nissan, a 52-year-old man from Hayes, Middlesex, was uninjured.

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

Thousands of motorcyclists were in Brighton over the weekend. Yesterday (Sunday 9 October) they gathered on Brighton seafront for the annual Brightona festival. They were raising money for the Sussex Heart Charity.

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