Moped rider, 65, breaks both arms in Hove crash

Posted On 28 Apr 2016 at 10:08 am

Police are seeking witnesses to a collision between a van and a motorcycle in Hove which left the biker with two broken arms.

Portland Road crossing
At about 8.30am on Friday 22 April, a white Citroen Berlingo van and a Vespa motorcycle collided in Portland Road, Hove, at the pedestrian crossing near the junction with Mansfield Road.

Both vehicles were travelling east.

The 65-year old man on the Vespa broke both arms and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

PC Gavin Spencer said; “There are indications are that a cyclist may have ridden onto the crossing just before to the collision. We would like to trace this cyclist, and anyone else who saw what happened.

“If you can help please contact us via or call 101, quoting serial 236 of 22/04.”

  1. MikeV Reply

    A Vespa – a motorcycle???

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