A THREE vehicle accident partially blocked the A23 this evening (Jan 3).

The accident northbound near Tates Garage on Dale Hill, Pyecombe at about 6.30pm slowed traffic in both directions.

Witnesses said a Vauxhall Corsa is facing the wrong way in the road, a small hatch back car with a caved in bonnett and a white van appear to have been involved.

No one is thought to have been trapped in the accident or to have suffered any serious injuries.