Man '˜falls from bridge' on A27 at Hove

A man is reported to have fallen from a bridge onto the A27 at Hangleton, Hove, this morning (November 9).

Friday, 9th November 2018, 8:07 am
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 10:09 am
Emergency services at the scene on the A27 at Hangleton after a man reportedly fell from a bridge
Emergency services at the scene on the A27 at Hangleton after a man reportedly fell from a bridge

The A27 westbound is currently closed after the incident at about 6.40am, approximately one mile east of the Southwick tunnel, Sussex Police said.

Emergency services are at the scene.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “The A27 westbound is currently closed at Hangleton following a report of a man having fallen from a bridge.”

Motorists are advised to seek alternative routes for the time being; the eastbound carriageway remains open.

Sussex Traffic Watch said at 8am: “A27 westbound remains closed between the Dyke Road junction and Hangleton due to an ongoing police incident queuing traffic from Hollingbury. Local diversion routes also very congested.”