Motorcyclist Dies In Polegate Crash

Tuesday 28th March 2017

eastbourne buzz news - Cyclit Op Waltham

A motorcyclist died after he was in a crash with a tipper lorry on the A27 Lewes Road at Polegate yesterday (27 March).

The 33-year-old Seaford man was riding his Honda motorbike at 5.10pm westbound when he collided with a Volvo tipper lorry, which was travelling east. He sadly died at the scene.

The lorry driver, a 45-year-old man from Eastbourne, was not hurt. The road was closed for six hours for investigation and the vehicles to be removed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision and are keen to talk to a cyclist who was travelling in the westbound carriageway. He was wearing a high viz coat, a blue cycle helmet and was holding a carrier bag. If you have any information email or ring 101 quoting Operation Waltham.

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