Newhaven level crossing closed after car crashed into barrier

Police Car / Incident Stock Pic (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150519-172740001

Police Car / Incident Stock Pic (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150519-172740001

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The level crossing in Drove Road, Newhaven, has been closed for repairs after a car drove into it this morning.

Sussex Police said they were called to a report of a car crashed into the barrier at 8.54am this morning (October 4).

The spokesman said it is unknown what caused the driver to crash. There were no injuries.

The road is now blocked in both directions, between the A26 New Road junction and the Railway Approach junction, while Network Rail repairs the barrier.

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