Witnesses sought to A27 Lewes crash which left car in a field


Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to provide further information on a collision on the westbound A27 near Lewes yesterday (Tuesday February 24).

At around 8.50am a black Ford Focus left the road between the Southerham and Beddingham roundabouts.

It rolled a couple of times and came to a stop in a field.

The 22-year-old man from Newhaven driving suffered minor injuries.

On the oppostite carriageway four vehicles were involved in a collision at 9.05am.

The collision involved a 22-year-old man from Billingshurst driving a Silver Vauxhall Corsa, a 21-year old woman from Romford in Essex in an Orange Daewoo Matiz, a 36-year-old man from Haywards Heath driving a black Smart Fortwo and a 40-year-old man from Kettering in Northamptonshire driving a white Renault Master.

The woman suffered minor bruising but no-one else was injured.

The road was closed while emergency service dealt with both collisions.

If anyone has any information on the first collision is asked to please email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 213 of 24/02.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.