Appeals for witnesses following A27 collision, with video

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a collision which left a cyclist suffering from serious injuries.

At 2am on Saturday (August 18) a taxi and cyclist, both travelling west on the A27 Old Shoreham Road, collided near to Grinstead Lane, Lancing.

The cyclist, a 38-year-old local man, suffered from serious injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, for treatment.

The driver of the taxi, a 58-year-old man from Rustington, attended Royal Sussex County Hospital suffering from minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Swinford.

Freelance photographer Eddie Mitchell captured this video at the scene.