Driver arrested after Brighton motorcyclist dies in crash this morning

Posted On 06 Dec 2018 at 3:14 pm

A motorcyclist from Brighton died in a crash in Rottingdean this morning (Thursday 6 December).

A driver from Peacehaven was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody this afternoon.

Sussex Police issued an appeal for witnesses

The force said: “Police were called at about 7am on Thursday (6 December) to a collision involving a car and motorbike.

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“Emergency services were called to Falmer Road in Rottingdean where the two vehicles had collided near to the junction with Court Farm Road.

“The motorcyclist, a 29-year-old man from Brighton, was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital where he sadly died from his injuries.

“The driver of the Nissan Juke, a 35-year-old man from Peacehaven, has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.

“He remains in custody.”

Sergeant Vicki Rees said: “We are appealing to anyone who was driving through Rottingdean on Thursday morning and saw what happened or captured anything which might help on their dash-cam.

“Please get in touch on email quoting Operation Helena.”

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