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Witnesses sought after motorcyclist sadly dies in Crawley Down collision

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

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 25 June.

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 quoting Operation Bavian.