A woman has died following a crash on the A29 this morning (April 1).
Emergency services, including the Air Ambulance, were called to Codmore Hill in Pulborough after a lorry and a pedestrian collided at about 9.45am.
Police said members of the public carried out CPR on the female pedestrian. Paramedics also treated the woman, who was in her 40s, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner’s officer has been informed, officers added.
The collision occurred close to the junction with Cray Lane.
Police closed the road between Blackgate Lane and Oddstones, near Sainsbury’s supermarket, and a section will remain closed for at least the next three hours.
Officers are advising motorists seek alternative routes.
Anyone who saw what happened, or who has dash cam or CCTV footage of the incident, is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101, quoting Operation Nase.