Arrest made after fatal A21 crash near Kent border

The multi-vehicle crash took place on the A21 Vinehall Road
The multi-vehicle crash took place on the A21 Vinehall Road -Credit:Google Maps


A man has been arrested following a fatal collision that took place on the A21 near the Kent border. Emergency services, including crews for Sussex Police, were called to the A21 Vinehall Road in Whatlington at 7.25am on Monday, May 6.

There, a serious crash involving three cars and a motorcycle had taken place. The vehicles involved were a black BMW, a grey Honda Jazz, a white Nissan, and a gold Triumph Bonneville motorcycle.

A spokesperson for Sussex police has said: “The rider of the motorcycle, a 57-year-old man, was sadly confirmed deceased at the scene. The driver of the BMW, a 35-year-old man from Bexley, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed, pending further enquiries.”

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Police are now appealing for those with relevant information on this incident to come forward. Anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it, including those with any relevant CCTV or dashcam footage, are asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk quoting Operation Bowden.

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