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Cyclist seriously injured in collision with horse-box

A cyclist, 55, suffered serious back and shoulder injuries after he was in collision with an Iveco seven-tonne horse-box on the A281 Henfield Road at Poynings, near Park Wood Scout Camp, on Saturday, November 16, just after 5pm.

The cyclist, who was riding a maroon racing cycle, and the horse-box were both travelling south when the collision occurred.

The cyclist was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, and detained for treatment. The driver of the horse-box, a 51-year-old woman, was unhurt.

Anyone who saw what happened or who has other information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101,quoting serial 1164 of 16/11, or email: collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk

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