Brighton and Hove drivers in five-mile queue after crash on A27 near Lewes

Posted On 15 Mar 2016 at 8:25 am

Three vehicles have crashed on the A27 by the Ashcombe roundabout at Kingston just outside Lewes.

The accident, involving a dustcart and two other vehicles, has left commuters in a five-mile queue back to the stretch of the Brighton bypass between Patcham and Hollingbury.

The Highways Agency said: “There are currently delays of 20 minutes.”

The agency said that conditions should be back to normal by between 9am and 9.15am.

Commuters heading east from Brighton by train – and passengers trying to reach the Channel Tunnel at Ashford – continue to face delays after a land slip near Glynde.

Speed restrictions on the line and changes to the timetable are expected all week.

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