Worthing Marine Parade incident: Woman in her 70s suffers serious head injury after cyclist collision

A woman in her 70s has suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a cyclist in Worthing this afternoon (October 11).

A spokesman for Sussex Police said the pedestrian collided with a cyclist at 2.50pm this afternoon in Marine Parade.

The air ambulance in Marine Parade

The air ambulance in Marine Parade

The seafront road was closed from The Steyne to The Royal Arcade as emergency services, including the air ambulance, attended.

The woman was taken by road ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, police said, while the cyclist was not reported to have been injured.

Anyone who was what happened can contact the police online at https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/ or by calling 101, quoting Operation Garston.

See pictures from the scene here: Worthing Marine Parade emergency incident: Pictures from the scene as the air ambulance lands
The incident has caused congestion across the town: Worthing Marine Parade emergency incident: Traffic gridlocked after seafront closed for air ambulance