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Driver arrested after serious three-vehicle collision in Bognor Regis yesterday

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries during a three-vehicle collision on the A259 with the junction of the A29 Shripney Road, Bognor.

Emergency services were called to the collision which happened about 2.47pm on Friday (12 November) when a black BMW X1 and a Suzuki GSX R600 motorbike travelling west collided with a Kia Sportage.

Sussex Police said "The motorcyclist, a 31-year-old man, was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, for treatment for his injuries where he remains".

The driver of the BMW, a man aged 25 was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while under the influence of drugs. He has been released under investigation.

PC Steve Creal said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who may have witnessed the collision or seen the BMW and Suzuki motorbike being driven prior to the collision, to come forward especially if they have any dash cam footage of the incident.”

The road was closed in both directions for investigation and recovery work to take place. It re-opened at 5.45pm.

Sussex Police want to hear from you if you have any information that can assist them with their enquiries. Please contact Officers by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 809 of 12/11.

 

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