UPDATE: A27 driver smashed into police road block

A MAN is in custody today (Sunday, June 9) after a car was driven the wrong way up the A27 from Chichester to Havant.

According to early reports, the police chase began in Brighton last night but when the driver got to Chichester he swerved onto the wrong side of the carriageway.

The car which crashed into a police roadblock on the A27 at Havant. PHOTO BY EDDIE MITCHELL

The car which crashed into a police roadblock on the A27 at Havant. PHOTO BY EDDIE MITCHELL

As reported earlier, a family car was hit as traffic swerved to avoid the black Volkswagen at the Emsworth turn-off on the eastbound carriageway.

According to witness reports, when the car got to the police road block at Havant it ‘smashed into it’ crashing into cars stopped by police.

One man is in custody.