A27 closed both ways between Lewes and Eastbourne due to six-vehicle collision

The A27 by Firle, between Lewes and Eastbourne, was closed in both directions following a six-vehicle collision early today (Thursday, January 13).

Thursday, 13th January 2022, 5:14 pm

The A27 by Firle, between Lewes and Eastbourne, was closed in both directions following a six-vehicle collision early today (Thursday, January 13).

Sussex Police said the road had been closed from 2.30pm-4.30pm as they urged motorists to avoid the area.

At 4.39pm, officers said the road had reopened.

Picture from Sussex Police SUS-211002-094135001

The spokesperson said, “That stretch had been closed both ways after a six-vehicle collision, in which one person was injured.

“Thanks to drivers for your patience.”

Police said the person’s injury is not life-threatening.