Emergency teams have responded to a crash on the A23 this morning.

Police and an ambulance were pictured at the scene of the collision in Brighton at about 6am.

The AA has reported that the road is "partially blocked" but "traffic is coping well".

A traffic report from 7am stated: "There are reports the road is partially blocked due to a collision on the A23 London Road southbound at the A27. Traffic is coping well."

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: "Police and ambulance responded to a road traffic collision involving a van and a car on the A23/Mill Road in Brighton at 5.20am on Thursday, April 8.

"The car driver, a 51-year-old man, has been taken to hospital for assessment.

"Officers were stood down at 6.30am."