A27 closed and slow traffic after van crash on Lewes bypass

A BUSY road is closed after a van rolled over in a crash. The A27 is currently shut after the crash near Lewes. Police are at the scene.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Police were called to a road traffic collision involving a van and an HGV on the A27 at the Lewes bypass at 10.55am.

We are currently dealing with a road traffic collision on the A27 at the Lewes bypass. The road is closed in both directions between Ashcombe and Southerham roundabouts. Please avoid the area while this incident is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/CeF95rzoZB

— Sussex Police (@sussex_police) August 10, 2020

“The road is closed in both directions between the Ashcombe and Southerham roundabouts.

“Please avoid the area while this incident is ongoing.” An AA spokesman warned there is disruption in the area as a result of the incident. The Argus:

He said: “The road is closed and there is queueing traffic due to a rolled over van on the A27 westbound from the A26 (Southerham Roundabout) to the A277 Brighton Road (Ashcombe Roundabout).

“The road is closed between Eastbourne and Brighton.”

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