Husband concerned over pathway safety in Lancing

Patrick St John-Caleb at the crossing where his wife fractured her skull
Patrick St John-Caleb at the crossing where his wife fractured her skull

THE husband of a woman who was seriously injured after being hit by a cyclist wants West Sussex County Council to make the pathway where the incident happened safer for pedestrians.

The wife of 67-year-old Patrick St John-Caleb, of Brighton Road, Lancing, suffered a fractured skull in August while walking to a bus stop. As she crossed Brighton Road at the junction with Western Road a cyclist crashed into her knocking her off her feet.

Patrick said: “She won’t cross the road there now, she would rather walk up the road and cross somewhere else because she is so apprehensive. Every time she sees a bike coming from Worthing she is terrified.

“I think they need to make cyclists dismount and go past this junction and then get back on after the traffic lights.

“It’s not going to cost millions all they have got to do is make some concessions. It’s an accident waiting to happen.”

For the full story, see the Lancing Herald, Thursday, November 28.