Rye man badly hurt in collision

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash at Camber, near Rye

At around 2pm on Saturday (30 September) a John Deere tractor and a Triumph TT600 motorcycle were in collision on Lydd Road, Camber, close to the village memorial hall..

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance attended and the motorcyclist, from nearby Rye, was airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with serious injuries.

The road was closed for almost four hours while the incident was dealt with.

The tractor driver was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact police online or phone 101, quoting Operation Abingdon.

Rye’s Own Bulletin Sunday 1 October 2017

Wright Biplane Flying at Camber

Mr. OgiIvy’s flight from Camber Sands, 1911 flying a Wright Biplane
In 1911

Rye’s Own printed an article in 1966 about the 1911 flight by Alec Ogilvie in a Wright Biplane. A postcard has been found with a further picture of the event.

Wright Biplane at Camber 1911

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