Friday 13 crashes across Sussex

The Argus: Friday 13 crashes across Sussex Friday 13 crashes across Sussex

Friday 13 arrived with a vengeance for motorists after a series of crashes within an hour of each other this morning.

Sussex Police officers have been dealing with three collisions which have happened on two main routes in the county this morning.

At 6.40am westbound on the A27 near to the Southwick tunnel, a car collided with the central reservation.

The driver is uninjured but the lane is currently blocked while the vehicle is recovered.

Forty-five minutes later, two cars collided on the westbound carriageway on the A27 near the Portslade junction causing long tailbacks.

Ten minutes later there was a three vehicle collision on the A23 northbound near to the junction with Pease Pottage leaving two lanes are currently blocked as the emergency services deal with the situation with one woman being treated by ambulance staff.

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9:44am Fri 13 Dec 13

Tailgaters Anonymous says...

Yep, silly season for 'brain-dead' drivers today.
Tail-gating, refusing to reverse in one-lane situations, speeding, single-headlights, main-beam dip-refusers: all out this morning
Yep, silly season for 'brain-dead' drivers today. Tail-gating, refusing to reverse in one-lane situations, speeding, single-headlights, main-beam dip-refusers: all out this morning Tailgaters Anonymous

9:46am Fri 13 Dec 13

All 9 of me says...

Please, stop with this silly superstitious nonsense, the cause is more likely to be sh1t driving.
Please, stop with this silly superstitious nonsense, the cause is more likely to be sh1t driving. All 9 of me

10:13am Fri 13 Dec 13

Crystal Ball says...

Tailgaters Anonymous wrote:
Yep, silly season for 'brain-dead' drivers today.
Tail-gating, refusing to reverse in one-lane situations, speeding, single-headlights, main-beam dip-refusers: all out this morning
They are out and about every day.
[quote][p][bold]Tailgaters Anonymous[/bold] wrote: Yep, silly season for 'brain-dead' drivers today. Tail-gating, refusing to reverse in one-lane situations, speeding, single-headlights, main-beam dip-refusers: all out this morning[/p][/quote]They are out and about every day. Crystal Ball

10:46am Fri 13 Dec 13

kopite_rob says...

But HOW can there be accidents in Brighton when all the drivers are so brilliant they can choose to ignore the speed limits and just drive as fast as they like?
But HOW can there be accidents in Brighton when all the drivers are so brilliant they can choose to ignore the speed limits and just drive as fast as they like? kopite_rob

11:42am Fri 13 Dec 13

fredaj says...

kopite_rob wrote:
But HOW can there be accidents in Brighton when all the drivers are so brilliant they can choose to ignore the speed limits and just drive as fast as they like?
None of these accidents took place "in Brighton".
[quote][p][bold]kopite_rob[/bold] wrote: But HOW can there be accidents in Brighton when all the drivers are so brilliant they can choose to ignore the speed limits and just drive as fast as they like?[/p][/quote]None of these accidents took place "in Brighton". fredaj

1:25pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Goldenwight says...

As a generally responsible road user, I never have accidents. But every time that Friday 13th comes around I drive like an idiot. Is that the point of this story? (Road) Accidents happen every day.
As a generally responsible road user, I never have accidents. But every time that Friday 13th comes around I drive like an idiot. Is that the point of this story? (Road) Accidents happen every day. Goldenwight

5:55pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Roundbill says...

This is by far the most tawdrily sensationalist headline I've ever seen: Argus Bear, I salute you!
This is by far the most tawdrily sensationalist headline I've ever seen: Argus Bear, I salute you! Roundbill

8:21am Sat 14 Dec 13

Sussex jim says...

How did the number of accidents this Friday compare with any other Friday this time of year?
How did the number of accidents this Friday compare with any other Friday this time of year? Sussex jim

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