Motorcyclist dies after Lancing collision

Collision Investigator at the scene / Credit: Sussex News

Police are urgently appealing for witnesses following a tragic collision in Barfield Park yesterday (28th May) evening, resulting in the death of a local man. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene at approximately 8.15pm in response to reports of a motorcycle colliding with a wall.

A 3D laser scanner for vehicle crash reconstruction can be seen in the road / Credit: Sussex News

Despite the prompt arrival of the ambulance service, the 49-year-old victim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have informed the man’s next of kin, offering them specialist support during this difficult time.

Sussex Road Police have begun an investigation to determine the circumstances leading up to the collision. As a result, the road where the incident occurred is expected to remain closed for an extended period. This closure is essential to facilitate the comprehensive examination of the scene by investigators.

Collision investigators along with a Sussex Police Road Policing Unit (RPU) vehicle at the scene / Credit: Sussex News

In their efforts to piece together the events that unfolded, the police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision or possesses relevant video footage to come forward. Witnesses can contact the Sussex Police online or via phone at 101, citing Operation Beeton as a reference.

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