Man arrested over dangerous driving after cyclist left critical

Cyclist critical and man arrested over dangerous driving

Cyclist critical and man arrested over dangerous driving

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A cyclist has been left in a critical condition after a collision over which a man has been arrested.

A 42-year-old man from Westbourne suffered serious head injuries when he was riding his bicycle and was involved in a collision with a white Honda Jazz.

The incident happen at Knights Hill, Charlton near Chichester, at around 5.15pm on Saturday, July 5 He was taken to St George's Hospital in London by air ambulance where he remains in a critical condition.

A 54-year-old man from Sweden, the driver of the Honda, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been bailed until July 8 while investigations continue.

Sergeant Stewart Goodwin said: "We are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen this crash or the vehicles prior to the crash to contact Sussex Police on 101 or email quoting Operation Birr.

"The road was closed for a number of hours while we investigated the scene and motorists are thanked for their patience."

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