Motorcyclist, 74, dies in Crawley Down crash

A man has been arrested after a motorcyclist died in a collision in Crawley Down.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 1:30 pm

Police said the crash ,involving a blue Vauxhall Astra and a red Kawasaki, occurred on the B2028 Turners Hill Road, south of Crawley Down village, about 8.50pm on Thursday June 25.

A spokesman added: “The motorcyclist – a 74-year-old local man – suffered serious injuries and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“The Astra driver – a 72-year-old man from Crawley – sustained minor injuries. He was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving, and remains in police custody at this stage.”


Anyone who saw what happened, or anyone with dash cam footage which captured the incident or the events leading up to it, is urged to email [email protected] quoting Operation Bavian.

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