A motorcyclist is in a critical condition following a crash in Worthing this afternoon (Tuesday, 8).

Emergency services were called to South Farm Road in Broadwater around 1.20pm after the green Kawasaki motorcycle and a black BMW car were in collision.

The 42-year-old local man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious chest and leg injuries.

The driver of the BMW, a 67-year-old local woman, was uninjured.

The road was closed for more than three hours for recovery work.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting Operation Hail.