Crash causes long delays on the A27

Long traffic delays built up on the A27 between Polegate and Lewes early today (Wednesday, December 11) after a car travelling east left the road and collided with a tree.

The incident happened between Middle Farm and Charleston Farmhouse, Firle. The driver of the car, a 22-year-old woman, was shocked but unhurt.

Efforts to recover the crashed vehicle will be made later today.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email: