Worthing cyclist seriously injured in 'hit-and-run'

Scene of the accident in Worthing Police asked a man and a woman who were at the scene to get in touch

A cyclist is being treated for a fractured skull and vertebrae after being struck by a car in a "hit-and-run" in West Sussex, police have said.

The 21-year-old, who is also being treated for a bleed on the brain, was found in Brighton Road, Worthing, at about 03:40 GMT on Sunday.

Sussex Police asked a man and a woman who were at the scene to contact them.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop and drink-driving.

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