UPDATE: Lorry driver killed in Chichester A27 collision

The driver of the lorry died at the scene, police said. Picture: youreventphotography.uk
The driver of the lorry died at the scene, police said. Picture: youreventphotography.uk
0
Have your say

A lorry driver involved in a serious collision on the A27 has died of his injuries, police have confirmed.

The collision involving two lorries took place on the westbound carriageway of the A27 close to the Fishbourne Roundabout at 2.20pm today, Thursday, October 13.

Police said in a statement: “Sadly one of the lorry drivers has died at the scene.

“The dual carriageway was closed in both directions from the Fishbourne roundabout but the eastbound lane has now opened between Havant and Chichester.”

The westbound lane is likely to remain closed for several hours for collision investigation and for debris and diesel to be removed, police said.

There is a diversion in place on the A259 from the Fishbourne roundabout to Emsworth.

The area and the whole of Chichester is extremely busy and police are advising drivers to avoid the area if possible.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.chichester.co.uk/

2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ChichesterObserver

3) Follow us on Twitter @Chiobserver

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Chichester Observer - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.