DRIVERS may experience long delays heading westbound on the A27 following a collision.

Congestion of up to three miles has been reported following a collision, the A27 is currently closed westbound between the A270 near Coldean and the A23.

National Highways Agency said in a tweet: "The #A27 in #WestSussex is closed westbound between the #A270 near #Coldean and the #A23 due to a collision.

"There is approx. 3 miles of congestion on approach to this incident. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling in the area this afternoon."

Diversion routes have been put in place and police have advised drivers to avoid the area while they work to clear the scene.

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