Reece Ripley admits seriously injuring cyclist in Bexhill seafront collision

A man has admitted causing serious injury to a cyclist in a collision on Bexhill seafront.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 9:54 am
Updated Monday, 7th June 2021, 11:51 am

Just after 10am on Tuesday, June 1, a 50-year-old cyclist and motorcycle collided in De La Warr Parade, Bexhill, close to the junction with Sutton Place.

The cyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance and is still in a serious condition, police said.

The motorcycle was being ridden by Reece Ripley, 21, unemployed, of no fixed address, police added.

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He appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (June 3), charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by driving whilst disqualified, and driving with no insurance, police said.

He pleaded guilty to all the offences.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Lewes Crown Court to be sentenced on July 1.

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