A23 closed as air ambulance called to collision

A23 BOLNEY SOUTHBOUND 27-09-18
A23 BOLNEY SOUTHBOUND 27-09-18

An air ambulance has been called to a collision on the southbound A23 near the junction with the A272.

Traffic is being held in both directions to allow emergency services to assist with the single-vehicle collision on the near A272 Cowfold Road (Bolney Cross).

The collision caused long tailbacks

The collision caused long tailbacks

Motorists are being diverted via the Handcross turn off.

Fire crews from Crawley, Horsham and Burgess Hill were called to the scene at 5.30pm and a heavy rescue unit was also called to assist, a fire service spokesman said.

The fire service has also requested the assistance of the electricity board, but the spokesman could not give further detail as to why.

A23 BOLNEY SOUTHBOUND

A23 BOLNEY SOUTHBOUND

27-09-18 A23 southbound road traffic collision

27-09-18 A23 southbound road traffic collision