A27 in Chichester reopens after collision closed carriageway for several hours

The A27 in Chichester has reopened following a collision that closed the road for several hours.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 12:52 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th November 2019, 1:02 pm

The collision happened on the A27 before the Portfield roundabout in the early hours of this morning.

According to an eyewitness, it involved a car and a tractor

In a post on Twitter just after 1am, Chichester Police said: "We have been dealing with an RTC on the A27 before the Portfield roundabout.

"The road remains closed awaiting Highways England's assessment of the road surface.

"Please find an alternative route."

Chichester Police confirmed the road had reopened.

The emergency services have been contacted for more information.

Emergency services at the scene in Chichester
Emergency services at the scene in Chichester
The A27 in Chichester was closed for several hours