Cyclist injured and woman trapped in two Bexhill crashes

Police news
Police news

A cyclist was injured and a woman was trapped in her car after two separate crashes at around the same time yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, January 11).

Emergency services were called to Hastings Road, near Ravenside retail park, at around 1.45pm following a collision between a van and a cyclist.

The cyclist, believed to be a man in his 70s, was taken to hospital – the van driver was not hurt.

Emergency services were also called to a two-car crash in Cooden Drive at about 1.45pm.

One of the passengers was mechanically trapped and was freed by firefighters using hydraulic cutting gear with the road closed for recovery work.

There were no serious injuries reported and the road reopened just after 3pm.

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