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A23 closed northbound after motorcyclist seriously injured at Handcross

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Motorists travelling north on the A23 between Warninglid and Handcross are being asked to avoid the area for the next few hours due to a serious collision.

At 5.26am on Sunday (28 July) a man riding a motorcycle sustained serious injuries after colliding with the central barrier at Handcross Hill.

He has been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

The A23 northbound has been closed while the incident is dealt with and investigated, and it is likely to be early afternoon before the road can be reopened.

Diversions are in place and drivers are asked to exercise patience.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have relevant dash cam footage is asked to contact Sussex Police online, email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Carisbrook.

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Young man knocked unconscious and robbed in broad daylight in Memorial Gardens, Crawley

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Crawley Memorial Gardens.

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At about 1pm on Sunday 21 July, the 26-year-old victim was walking through the Memorial Gardens when he was hit from behind to the side of his head with a solid object and fell to the ground, losing consciousness.

His mobile phone and wallet were stolen.

He was taken to hospital to be treated for a large lump to the side of his head and bruising to his eye and cheek.

Detective Constable Sam Jedrzejewska said;

“We would like to trace three men seen in the area at the time. One is described as black, in his early 20’s, 5’6”, with a short black afro and of skinny build, wearing a plain black t-shirt and Adidas tracksuit bottoms.

The second man was described as black, about 17 years old, 5’4 and skinny build, wearing a red head covering. The last man is described as black, around 19 years old and of skinny build.

“If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 718 of 21/07.”

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