Police praise actions of quick-thinking crash witness

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A MEMBER of the public chased a cyclist who knocked over an elderly woman.

The 72-year-old was left with a broken hip following the collision in Sudley Road, Bognor, on Wednesday.

A member of the public who witnessed the collision followed the cyclist and persuaded him to wait until police arrived.

Police praised the actions of the quick-thinking witness.

A 51-year-old man from Bognor was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a pedal cycle and grievous bodily harm. Call Sussex Police on 101 if you witnessed the incident.