UPDATE: A27 now fully reopened after fatal collision

Scene of the A27 incident
Scene of the A27 incident

The A27 has now fully reopened after this morning’s incident in which a pedestrian died.

The incident happened at around today (January 22) at 7.25am, three miles west of the Fishbourne roundabout, on the Emsworth to Chichester stretch and involved a male pedestrian who died at the scene. He was hit by a lorry.

Police closed the roads in both directions for a time, but reopened the westbound carriageway this morning.

The accident involved a male pedestrian who sadly died at the scene and a lorry.

Now the eastbound carriageway, on which the incident happened, has been fully reopened.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Call Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Kirkcaldy if you have any information.