UPDATE: A27 at Chichester re-opens after serious collision

Emergency services at the crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172638001
Emergency services at the crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172638001

All lanes have now re-opened on the A27 at Chichester following a serious collision involving a lorry and a truck.

Police, fire crews and an air ambulance were called to the scene of the crash at 4.20pm on Monday afternoon (June 8), which happened eastbound on the Chichester bypass.

Traffic at a standstill as emergency services attend a crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172648001

Traffic at a standstill as emergency services attend a crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172648001

All lanes have now opened between the Whyke Roundabout and the Bognor Road Roundabout, though traffic is slow-moving.

Sussex Police said the collision between a pick-up truck and a lorry happened at 4.20pm and fire crews had to use hydraulic rescue equipment to free one man trapped in one of the vehicles.

He was later taken to hospital, though his condition has not yet been confirmed.

There is congestion up to the Fishbourne roundabout, on the A286 Market Avenue to the South Street junction and on the A259 Whyke Road to the Blackberry Lane junction.

A27 closed

Air ambulance called to crash

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