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A24 reopens in West Sussex after air ambulance responds to serious collision - RECAP

An A-road in West Sussex has reopened after a serious collision this morning (Thursday, November 16).
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The A24 was closed both ways between the Findon and Washington roundabouts and an air ambulance landed at the scene around 9am. A man was airlifted to hospital and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Click here to read more.

An AA Traffic News notice read: “Road blocked and queueing traffic due to crash, two cars involved on A24 London Road Northbound from A280 Long Furlong (Findon Roundabout) to A283 The Pike. Traffic will need to be held on the opposite side for air ambulance.

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"Congestion to Worthing diverting via Findon, and long delays on the A27 either side.”

The A24 is closed both ways between the Findon and Washington roundabouts and an air ambulance has landed at the scene. Photo: FreelanceThe A24 is closed both ways between the Findon and Washington roundabouts and an air ambulance has landed at the scene. Photo: Freelance
The A24 is closed both ways between the Findon and Washington roundabouts and an air ambulance has landed at the scene. Photo: Freelance

The traffic was worsened in Worthing after a second collision – on A24 Broadwater Road, northbound at Sompting Avenue (Northbrook College).

At 1.30pm – more than four hours after the incident – West Sussex Highways confirmed that the A24 had re-opened northbound and southbound, from Findon Village to Washington Roundabout. The minor collision in Worthing has also cleared.

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A24 reopens in West Sussex after air ambulance responds to serious collision - RECAP

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West Sussex Highways update

'Gridlock' in Worthing

An eye-witness has told the Worthing Herald that traffic is 'gridlocked' in the town, as motorists are diverted away from the A24.

Severe delays are building on the A27, as shown by this AA Traffic map

Gridlocked traffic has been reported in Worthing after the closure of the A24 following a serious collision Gridlocked traffic has been reported in Worthing after the closure of the A24 following a serious collision
Gridlocked traffic has been reported in Worthing after the closure of the A24 following a serious collision

Here is the latest update from AA Traffic News

"Road closed and queueing traffic due to crash, two cars involved on A24 London Road both ways between A280 Long Furlong (Findon Roundabout) and A283 The Pike. Congestion to Worthing diverting via Findon, and long delays on the A27 either side."

A24 closed in West Sussex as air ambulance responds to serious collision - Live updates

'Severe delays’ have been reported after a serious collision on the A24 in West Sussex today (Thursday, November 16). The A24 is closed both ways between the Findon and Washington roundabouts and an air ambulance has landed at the scene.

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