Lorry overturns in crash with car on A23 just north of Brighton

Posted On 18 May 2017 at 11:16 am

A lorry has overturned in a crash with a car on the A23 just north of Brighton, leaving one person injured and the road closed.

Sussex Police said: “A lorry has overturned on the A23 at Pyecombe, colliding with another vehicle.

“Emergency services were called to the scene, on the southbound carriageway just north of the A273 Clayton Hill junction, at 9.07am.

“The lorry is understood to have been carrying rocks or aggregate which have been shed across the road.

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“The southbound carriageway has been closed but northbound remains open, albeit with slow-moving traffic.

“The driver of the lorry is reported to be uninjured. The driver of the car has sustained a hand injury.

“Police are warning drivers to try to stay clear of the area which is likely to be disrupted for some time.”

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