A motorcyclist was taken to hospital following a crash this morning.

The accident happened on the C7 Lewes to Newhaven Road at around 8.50am when a motorcyclist came off his bike.

The road, near Swanborough Hollow at Rodmell,was temporarily blocked as the air ambulance landed.

However the motorcyclist was eventually taken by road to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton when it was established his condition was not life-threatening.

One lane was re-opened to traffic soon afterwards.

No other vehicle was involved.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 0205 of 27/5.