Goring cyclist hospitalised in Arundel hit-and-run

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital when he was knocked off his bike by a hit-and-run driver near Arundel, yesterday evening (Monday, January 27).

The collision took place at about 5.25pm along the A284 heading away from Arundel.

The cyclist, a 53-year-old Goring man, was travelling north towards the Whiteways Roundabout, when a silver estate-type car, that was heading in the same direction, struck him, knocking the man over.

The car did not stop and continued travelling north, towards Whiteways.

Sergeant Stewart Goodwin of the Sussex Road Policing Unit, which is based in Arundel, said; “The rider was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious although not life threatening injuries.

“We would like to speak to the car driver, and to anyone else who saw what happened or who has any other information that might help the investigation.”

Those with information can contact police either by calling 101 or emailing collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1135 of 27/1.