THERE was seven miles of queueing traffic after a car overturned in a crash on the A27

The incident happened at about 11.30am at Hollingbury and caused severe delays in the area.

A traffic report stated there was seven miles of queueing traffic at the height of the disruption.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene, with one lane of the road being closed to allow emergency teams to carry out recovery work.

A spokeswoman for the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 11.31am to attend a collision on the A27 eastbound near Hollingbury. 

"Firefighters from Hove and Preston Circus attended. 

"No persons were trapped. 

"One person was handed over in to care of the South East Coast Ambulance service. 

"Crews carried out scene safety checks and the incident was handed over to Sussex Police."

The Argus:

Sussex Police said the incident had involved a single vehicle and the driver had sustained minor injuries.

The force reported that the driver had "lost control on standing water and the car overturned".

The closed lane was reopened at about 3pm.

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