UPDATE: Lorry driver killed in Chichester A27 collision

A lorry driver involved in a serious collision on the A27 has died of his injuries, police have confirmed.

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 6:32 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:12 am
The driver of the lorry died at the scene, police said. Picture: youreventphotography.uk

The collision involving two lorries took place on the westbound carriageway of the A27 close to the Fishbourne Roundabout at 2.20pm today, Thursday, October 13.

Police said in a statement: “Sadly one of the lorry drivers has died at the scene.

“The dual carriageway was closed in both directions from the Fishbourne roundabout but the eastbound lane has now opened between Havant and Chichester.”

The westbound lane is likely to remain closed for several hours for collision investigation and for debris and diesel to be removed, police said.

There is a diversion in place on the A259 from the Fishbourne roundabout to Emsworth.

The area and the whole of Chichester is extremely busy and police are advising drivers to avoid the area if possible.

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