BREAKING NEWS: Child injured in crash on A22 at Lower Dicker

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A child has been injured after a crash on the A22 at Lower Dicker early this morning (Monday).

The accident happened near the junction between the A22 and Coldharbour Road at 7.45am.

Police say the child was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital by ambulance but is not believed to be seriously injured.

The road was closed until 8.30am in both directions with diversions southbound along Coldharbour Road and northbound along the A267 towards Horam.

Traffic in all directions was gridlocked. Westbound from Eastbourne queues were about three miles long. There were also lengthy queues eastbound.