A27 closed between Chichester and Havant after serious accident overnight

The A27 has been closed between Chichester and Havant since the middle of the night following a serious accident.

UPDATE: This story has now been updated after it was announced the driver was sadly killed: Chichester A27 closure: Driver killed in collision as passenger suffers life-threatening injuries

The carriageway was shut in both directions at around 12:30am, with reports of a vehicle having collided with the central reservation.

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It remains closed between the junction with the A259 Havant Road (Emsworth Junction) and the A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout).

The A27 has been closed near Chichester SUS-211102-072340001
The A27 has been closed near Chichester SUS-211102-072351001
The A27 has been closed near Chichester SUS-211102-072401001