UPDATE: Air ambulance called to A27 Chichester crash

Traffic at a standstill as emergency services attend a crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172648001
Traffic at a standstill as emergency services attend a crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172648001

AN air ambulance has been called to the scene of a crash on the A27 at Chichester this afternoon (June 8).

Paramedics, police and fire crews are also at the scene of the collision which happened eastbound on the Chichester bypass, and the road has now been closed between the Whyke Roundabout and the Bognor Road Roundabout.

Emergency services at the crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172638001

Emergency services at the crash on the A27 which has closed the Chichester bypass SUS-150806-172638001

Sussex Police said the collision between a pick-up truck and a lorry happened at 4.20pm and fire crews are using hydraulic rescue equipment to free one man trapped in one of the vehicles.

There is congestion up to the Fishbourne Roundabout, on the A286 Market Avenue to the South Street junction and on the A259 Whyke Road to the Blackberry Lane junction (5.15pm).

A27 closed

Updates to follow.

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