Crashes cause chaos in Climping


HEAVY fog is spelling chaos for drivers in Climping area today (Thursday, March 20).

Two crashes have taken place in the village in the space of a few hours.

Police are just reopening the A259, eastbound, through the village following a crash between a van and lorry.

The incident took place at 6.35pm with a spokesman for Sussex Police saying one person had received minor injuries.

Earlier in the day, at about 3pm, a collision between two cars took place less than half-a-mile away, by the junction of Horsemere Green Lane and Yapton Road.

Paramedics were on the scene. However, no one was seriously injured and the road was not blocked.

Heavy fog and mist is effecting much of the Gazette area, with visibility significantly reduced.

Motorists should take caution when driving.

Updates to follow when they are available.