UPDATE: Serious accident closes Newhaven road

Traffic alert
Traffic alert

Drivers faced severe delays in Newhaven this evening (Friday February 21) following a serious accident

The A259 Seaford Road in Newhaven was closed and there were long delays in both directions between Denton Corner and Rookery Hill.

Around three vehicles are believed to have been involved.

A diversion was in operation and the bus routes 12, 12A and A12 were on diversion via the A27 and A26.

The accident happened around 5.50pm between Newhaven and Bishopstone.

The road is fully open now and the congestion has been cleared.