COUNTY NEWS: Motorcyclist dies in collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcylist died in a collision yesterday afternoon.

The collision, which involved a silver Peugeot 307 estate car and a blue-and-white Suzuki motorcycle, happened on the A267 at Argos Hill shortly after 3.45pm.

Police say the vehicles collided opposite the road’s junction with Yew Tree Lane, police say.

The motorcyclist, a 39-year-old man from Heathfield, sustained fatal injuries.

The car driver, an 81-year-old local man, and his passenger, an 80-year-old woman, were uninjured.

Anyone who saw the collision, or noticed either vehicle shortly beforehand, and who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to email or phone 101, quoting Operation Lacey.