COUNTY NEWS: Travel chaos as lorry crash closes road

The lorry crash on the A259 Bognor Road, Chichester PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL SUS-150729-073330001
The lorry crash on the A259 Bognor Road, Chichester PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL SUS-150729-073330001

Dramatic photos have emerged after a 13-tonne lorry overturned on a Sussex road this morning.

The lorry crashed through three gardens on the Bognor Road, Chichester, between Quarry Lane and Florence Road around 2.30am today (July 29).

Lorry crash

The A259 Bognor Road has been closed in both directions while emergency services try to clear the scene, causing severe congestion around the city.

Motorists are being advised to find alternative routes where possible.

Pictures of the scene: Overturned lorry

The lorry crash on the A259 Bognor Road, Chichester PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL SUS-150729-073300001

The lorry crash on the A259 Bognor Road, Chichester PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL SUS-150729-073300001

Firefighters from Chichester and Bognor were called out this morning to make the scene safe and a spokesman for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said no-one was trapped or injured in the accident.

Updates to follow.

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Crews at the scene of the lorry crash on the A259 Bognor Road, Chichester PICTURE BY EDDIE MITCHELL SUS-150729-073249001

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