Gatwick police officer dies in motorcycle collision

The motorcyclist who died in a collision near Ditchling yesterday (Tuesday August 28) has been named as 44-year-old Neil Crouch from Scaynes Hill.

Neil, a serving Sussex Police officer based at Gatwick, died at the scene after his motorbike was in collision with a Ford Focus and a Daihatsu Charade on the B2112 Common Lane, just south of the junction with the B2113 Folders Lane at 1.47pm.

The occupants of the two cars were uninjured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Motcombe.