COUNTY NEWS: Main Sussex road closed after serious collision

A serious accident has closed one of the county's primary roads this evening (Saturday, January 20).

The scene of the crash. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180120-201453001
The scene of the crash. Picture by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180120-201453001

The A23 southbound is closed to traffic between A2300 at Hickstead and A273 in Pyecombe due to a serious injury collision, Highways England said in a tweet.

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The incident happened around 5pm in Albourne.

Police and paramedics are at the scene and Highways England has warned the road could be closed for quite a while.