The van driver involved in an incident in Charmandean Road, Broadwater, on Sunday May 11th was released on bail until June 24th while enquiries continue.
The 27 year-old man from Goring-by-Sea was arrested on suspicion of driving with alcohol above the prescribed limit, driving without due care and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Meanwhile the casualty, a 26 year-old man from Lancing, remains in a ‘critical but stable’ condition at Southampton General hospital. He suffered serious head injuries.
Police are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.