Several vehicles involved in A259 crash

Several vehicles were involved in a crash on the A259 in Eastbourne on Friday night (March 11).

Saturday, 11th March 2017, 1:51 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:08 am
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133733001
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133733001

The emergency services were called to East Dean Road, just past the Eastbourne Downs Golf Club, just after 6pm.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a vehicle laying on its side and several cars ‘with bits hanging off’ in the aftermath of the accident.

It is reported that firefighters had to free one person from one of the vehicles involved.

Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133715001

The road was closed in both directions and traffic was diverted round Beachy Head.

We will update this story with more information when it becomes available.

Pictures by Dan Jessup.

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Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133747001

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Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133802001
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133715001
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133747001
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133701001
Crash on East Dean Road, Eastbourne. Picture by Dan Jessup. SUS-171103-133802001