There was a collision today between a Yamaha motorcycle and a car at approximately 5pm on the junction of Cranleigh Avenue and the A259.
The male and female bike riders fled the scene, according to a witness posting on Next Door, the couple had been riding on the pavement.
They were both described as in their 20s, the man was wearing a black top and black helmet, the woman had blond hair.
Later a police helicopter was seen circling over Rottingdean and Saltdean.
The coast road was closed at the scene, causing traffic congestion. The road is now clear.
We have no more updates at this present moment.
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