Police appeal for witnesses to fatal traffic accident

POLICE investigating a fatal collision on the A283 north of Petworth this morning (Monday) are appealing for witnesses.

At around 6am a blue Audi and blue Toyota Yaris collided. A 41-year-old woman from Chichester who was driving the Toyota died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The driver of the Audi, a 56-year-old man from Farnham, suffered serious injuries and was taken to St Richard’s Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The A283 was closed between Petworth and Fisherstreet crossroads while an investigation took place. The road was reopened at 2.45pm.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who has not yet spoken to police who was travelling along the A283 this morning and saw a blue Toyota or blue Audi just north of Petworth.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Kingsland.