Pensioner killed in Worthing motorbike collision is named

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A PENSIONER who died in a Worthing road collision has been named.

Alan Edward Barber, 70, of North Lane, Portslade, collided with a motorbike outside the Bath Store shop, in North Steet, Worthing, at about 4.10pm on Friday (July 1).

He was taken to Worthing Hospital where he sadly died from his injuries.

The 52-year old Worthing man riding the motorbike was taken to the same hospital but was discharged after treatment.

Sergeant Paul Wood from the road policing unit said: “The road was closed for around three hours while collision investigators gathered evidence.

“I’d like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while this essential work was carried out.

“This was a busy road on a Friday afternoon, and we are appealing for witnesses to this tragic collision.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision who has not yet spoken to us is asked to call 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Henwick.”