Boy and Woman Seriously Injured On A27

19 November 2018, 11:50 | Updated: 19 November 2018, 12:05

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The road remains partially closed through Lancing and is expected to re-open later on Monday.

 

A white Vauxhall Vivaro and a red Peugeot 308 collided at the crossroads with Coombes Road, close to the Sussex Pad lights  shortly before 5.30am on Monday (19 November)

The Peugeot driver – a 50-year-old woman – and her passenger – an 11-year-old boy – have both been taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries.

The Vauxhall driver – a 39-year-old man – has been taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

The road and entry slip roads were closed through rush hour 

One lane of the westbound carriageway is open at this stage and is expected to re-open on Monday afternoon.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage of the incident to report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Fairmile.

 

Police are currently at the scene of a two-vehicle collision on the A27 at Shoreham.

A white Vauxhall Vivaro and a red Peugeot 308 collided at the crossroads with Coombes Road shortly before 5.30am on Monday (19 November).

The Peugeot driver – a 50-year-old woman – and her passenger – an 11-year-old boy – have both been taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious injuries.

The Vauxhall driver – a 39-year-old man – has been taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

The eastbound carriageway is likely to remain closed until at least 11am for investigations and recovery to take place, and local diversions are in place.

One lane of the westbound carriageway is open at this stage.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage of the incident to report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Fairmile.

 

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