Hundreds of cars trapped and huge delays on A23 following crash which leaves motorcyclist fighting for his life (From The Argus)
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Hundreds of cars trapped and huge delays on A23 following crash which leaves motorcyclist fighting for his life
A motorcyclist is fighting for his life following a serious crash on A23.
The crash involving the car and motorcycle took place at 5.30pm today at Hickstead on the southbound carriageway, a Sussex Police spokesman confirmed.
Witnesses from the scene said it looked “very serious” and the air ambulance had landed on the southbound carriageway, of which both lanes are closed.
CCTV has indicated several hundred vehicles are trapped within the closure and traffic is building up.
Police and paramedics are at the scene.
A Sussex Police spokesman said the crash was reported at 5.30pm and the southbound carriageway is closed so the air ambulance can land.
Forensic crash investigators are expected to remain at the scene for some time.
Police are asking people to avoid the area if possible.
Witnesses should call Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Adder.
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