UPDATE: Severe disruption at Polegate

Road accident
Road accident

The A27 at Polegate is still partially blocked this afternoon (Friday) and there are severe delays because of an accident.

There is queuing traffic in both directions between the A2270 Polegate By-Pass junction and Drusillas Roundabout, because of the accident involving a lorry and a bus.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “At about 10.40am police received a report of a collision involving a bus, a lorry and a van on the A27 Lewes Road at Polegate.

“The incident occurred on the westbound carriageway close to the junction with Folkington Lane and a diversion is currently in place.

“Paramedics were also in attendance and two people have reported minor injuries.

“The vehicles were recovered and the scene was made safe as of 12.45pm.”

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