Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Isfield crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Isfield yesterday, (Sunday, January 27).

The victim, a 29-year-old man from Lewes, was riding a red Yamaha YBR 125 when it was involved in a collision with a green Landrover Freelander.

Police say the crash happened outside the Halfway House public house on the A26 Rose Hill about 5.52pm.


The motorcyclist was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened, or anyone who has dash cam footage, to email or call 101, quoting serial 941 of 27/01.

Following the incident, a 76-year-old man from Ringmer was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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