Suspected drink driver in accident on A22

Road and traffic news.
Road and traffic news.

Emergency services were called to the A27 by the junction with the A22 near Polegate last night (Thursday) after a car left the road and collided with a tree.

The accident happened at 7pm and there were major tailbacks in both directions.

No other vehicles were involved.

Sussex Police said this lunchtime that a 73-year-old man from Waldron failed a roadside breath test before being taken to hospital as a precaution.

He will be reported to summons later.

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