Tractor trailer collides with Lewes building, closing road

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup
Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

A tractor's trailer has collided with a building in Lewes, closing the road.

A spokesman for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that crews were called at 10.33am today (September 1) to Malling Street, Lewes, where a tractor trailer's had reportedly come loose and collided with a property nearby.

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

One fire engine was sent to the scene along with officers from Sussex Police, who closed the road.

Fire crews were waiting for the arrival of building control to assess the structural integrity of the building.

No injuries had been reported, the fire service spokesman said.

At around 5.45pm, Sussex Fire Control said the road had been reopened and the area was safe.

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup

Malling Street in Lewes has been closed due to the incident. Picture: Dan Jessup