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Gridlock outside Brighton after A27 motorcycle crash
A crash led to rush-hour gridlock on Sussex’s busiest roads.
The eastbound A27 was closed at Hollingbury, Brighton, at 4.40pm after a motorcyclist hit a stationary van.
Sussex Police closed the road while accident investigators worked at the scene.
Tailbacks went as far as the A23, with knock-on effects on London Road and the southbound A23 at Pyecombe.
One lane was reopened by 6.30pm, according to the Highways Agency.
The motorcyclist was taken to hospital complaining of back pain. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call Sussex Police on 101.
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