Moped rider suffers ‘life-changing injury’ in Crawley crash

A moped rider suffered a suspected life-changing injury in a collision in Crawley.

Thursday, 19th August 2021, 4:00 pm

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, involving a moped and a car, in Southgate Avenue, Crawley on Thursday (August 19).

A spokesman said: “The collision took place on the carriageway at about 11.30am close to the St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School and Southgate Park.

“A moped rider suffered a suspected life-changing injury and was flown by air ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.”

Police are appealing for witnesses

The road was expected to reopen shortly after 3.45pm, he said.

The spokesman added: “Anyone who has any information about the collision or has dashcam footage or CCTV footage of it can email [email protected] quoting Operation Fund.”