THE A27 was closed for several hours after a crash between a tractor and a car.

The A27 was closed at Tangmere near Chichester from 1am.

Chichester Police tweeted: "We have been dealing with an RTC on the #A27 before the portfield roundabout.

"The road remains closed awaiting @HighwaysEngland's assessment of the road surface. Please find an alternative route."

The road reopened several hours later.