Crash closes A29 at Fontwell

The A29 at Slindon where the accident took place
The A29 at Slindon where the accident took place
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MOTORISTS face delays as the A29 is closed in both directions.

The A29 between Fontwell and the Whiteways Lodge roundabout, known as Fairmile Bottom, near Slindon, is currently closed following a three-car collision which happened at around 9.30am today, Thursday, 23 January.

The road closure is expected to last until the early afternoon.

A woman trapped in one of the vehicles was released by firefighters and has been taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with serious injuries.

A man who also suffered serious injuries was taken by ambulance to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester.

A 33-year-old Crawley man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and is now in custody.

Anyone who saw what happened or who has other relevant information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email, quoting serial 271 of 23/1.