‘Several’ collisions on A27 due to ‘icy conditions’ causes traffic delays

Emergency services have attended a busy road near Eastbourne this morning (Friday) after ‘several’ collisions were reported due to icy conditions.

Friday, 7th February 2020, 8:53 am
A27 selmeston SUS-180305-102555008
A27 selmeston SUS-180305-102555008

The collisions, according to Sussex Traffic Watch on Twitter, on the A27 between Selmeston and the Station Road turning into Berwick were reported at around 8am. The road is now closed both ways while emergency services deal with the incidents.

Sussex Traffic Watch said on Twitter, “Due to icy road conditions several road traffic collisions have been reported on Common Lane between Selmeston and Station Road at Berwick.”

STW then tweeted an update three minutes later at 8.23am. They said, “Common Lane between Selmeston and Station Road at Berwick closed both ways due to road traffic collisions. Emergency services on scene.”

STW’s latest update said, “Station Road at Berwick junction with Common Lane and the Arlington Road very icy conditions, approach with caution, already several road traffic collisions.”

Traffic delays are likely, according to reports.

The emergency services have been contacted for comment.

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