Traffic delays on seafront after lorry brings down lamp post

Posted On 08 Nov 2016 at 4:24 pm
By @SECandEVENTSOL

By @SECandEVENTSOL

The accident happened at around 4pm today, resulting in the closure of the road in both directions for a short time.

Terry Wing, who saw the aftermath of the crash, said: “A very large lorry has brought down a large ornate lamp post and no traffic is moving in either direction.”

Police arrived at the scene and traffic was moving again by 4.20pm.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “Shortly after 4pm on Tuesday (8 November) a lorry hit an electricity pole in Kingsway, Hove, and the westbound carriageway was blocked.

“There are no reports of injuries, EDF Electricity are attending.”

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