Elderly cyclist seriously injured in Littlehampton crash


POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Littlehampton which left an elderly cyclist with a broken back.

It happened at 10.15am on Wednesday, April 30, on the mini-roundabout at the junction of High Street and Terminus Road, outside Littlehampton United Reformed Church.

The 71-year-old man, from Yapton, was riding his silver pedal cycle when he was involved with a collision with a blue Toyota Yaris car, driven by an 89-year-old man from Littlehampton.

The cyclist suffered a fracture to his back and was taken to Worthing Hospital by ambulance.

He has since been allowed home.

The Toyota driver was unhurt.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 377 of 30/4.