Main road into and out of Brighton closed after crash in icy weather

Posted On 30 Dec 2014 at 5:46 pm

One of the main roads into and out of Brighton has been closed after a crash in icy conditions this morning (Tuesday 30 December).

It was one of a number of incidents on the slippery road, according to Sussex Police.

The force said: “Icy conditions have led to the closure of part of Ditchling Road, Brighton, in the Hollingbury Park area, north of Woodbourne Avenue.

“Just after 8am a spate of incidents occurred, including a minor injury crash, as drivers struggled to cope with slippery conditions.

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“The road was closed at 8.45am while highways engineers regritted the road surface. It was reopened to traffic at 11.16am.”

  1. clair Faires Reply

    I wonder when the highway engineers gritted ditchling road the first time as I drove up and down that stretch of road numerous times Monday night /Tuesday morning for work purposes and there was no signs of gritters or grit spread on the road at all? Yet somehow they managed to Re-grit after the accidents?

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