Woman killed during Brighton Speed Trials
- 9 September 2012
- From the section Sussex
A woman has died and a man is in a serious condition following a collision at a speed trials event in Sussex.
The pair were racing in a motorbike and sidecar when it crashed during the Brighton Speed Trials on the track in Madeira Drive on Saturday.
The 64-year-old male rider was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital. His pillion passenger, who died, was a 38-year-old woman, police said.
No other vehicles were involved.
The collision happened at 18:15 BST at the Dukes Mound end of Madeira Drive.