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Witnesses sought to fatal collision on A286 Birdham Road, Chichester

Police are searching for Lee Wilton-Smith, who is missing from St Leonards-on-Sea.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A286 Birdham Road, Chichester.

The incident involving a grey Toyota Hilux and a green Kawasaki motorcycle occurred about 5.38pm on Wednesday 5 August, and led to both vehicles catching fire.

The motorcyclist – a 20-year-old man from Dorchester in Dorset – was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The Toyota driver – a 27-year-old man from Midhurst – was uninjured.

A section of the road was closed until about midnight as collision investigations were carried out.

Police are urging anyone who saw what happened, or anyone who captured dash cam footage of either of the vehicles in the area around that time, to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Nottinghill.