A27 fatal is 60-year-old man, police confirm

The scene on the A27 near Emsworth on Monday, January 16
The scene on the A27 near Emsworth on Monday, January 16

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A27 near Emsworth where a lorry driver died.

Emergency services attended the scene of a one vehicle collision at around 4.15pm on Monday, which closed the dual carriageway in both directions between Emsworth and Chichester.

According to police, a lorry travelling west collided with the central reservation and ended up on the eastbound carriageway. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver of the lorry, a 60-year-old man from Waterlooville, sadly died at the scene, police have confirmed.

Inspector Stewart Goodwin said: “We are appealing to anyone who was travelling on the A27 near Chichester at around that time and saw what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or online here https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/.