UPDATE: A27 open following Hammerpot Hill crash

The A27 is fully open this morning following the major crash at the bottom of Hammerpot Hill yesterday afternoon.

Wednesday, 7th December 2016, 9:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:48 pm
Machinery was used to pull apart the showroom after fears it would collapse. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

‘Significant damage’ was caused to a showroom next to a garage at the bottom of the hill when a white Ford Transit van crashed into a stationary car and then the showroom at around 2pm on Tuesday, December 6.

The Ford Transit van driver suffered slight injuries and was taken to hospital, police said, while there were no other reports of any injuries.

The A27 remained closed until around 8pm yesterday evening but this morning is fully open.

The A27 was closed for several hours, causing huge delays around Worthing. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

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The stationary car that was struck by the van. The van driver was slightly injured, police said

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The A27 was closed for several hours, causing huge delays around Worthing. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

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The stationary car that was struck by the van. The van driver was slightly injured, police said