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63-year-old cyclist in hospital after crash with car near Horsham

Police are seeking witnesses after a cyclist sustained serious injuries in a crash near Horsham.



At 10.20am on Tuesday (2 July) emergency services were called to Hammerpond Road just outside Horsham, after a collision between the 63-year-old Horsham man riding the cycle, and a Volvo V40 car, on the hill near the Roosthole car park.

The cyclist was taken by air ambulance to St Georges Hospital in South London with serious injuries but is currently in a stable condition.

The car driver, a 67-year-old man from Billingshurst, was unhurt

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Flax.


20-year-old Crawley man in serious condition after stabbing in Horsham



Police are seeking witnesses to a fight in Horsham town centre in which a man was stabbed.

At about 9pm on Friday (1 November) a fight took place involving several men in Bishopric, Horsham, outside the Lynd Cross pub.

A 20-year-old man from Crawley sustained a stab wound to his body and was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but not life threatening.

A 55-year-old Crawley man was arrested on suspicion of affray and is in custody for interview and further enquiries.

Detective Inspector Cheryl Lewendon said; “The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are currently being made to trace other people suspected of being involved in the fight.

“If you were in Horsham town centre on Friday evening and saw anything of what happened,or have any further information, please contact us either online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Evesham.”

“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“At this stage the Lynd Cross pub does not appear to have been directly involved in the incident, but it was a prominent and identifiable location directly outside which it took place.”

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