A man who was hit by a car on the A27 has suffered life-threatening injuries.

The 26-year-old pedestrian was hit by a white VW Polo in the early hours of the morning on Sunday.

Part of the A27 was closed as emergency services dealt with the crash. Police are now seeking to identify witnesses.

A Sussex Police spokesman said the crash took place shortly before 1.30am on Sunday, November 5.


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A section of the A27 heading westbound near Tangmere was closed near the A285 slip road in the early hours of the morning.

The police spokesman added: "Anyone who saw what happened or captured any footage of the incident is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.police.uk quoting Operation Cog."

Sussex Police say they are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a man wearing a red hoodie and blue jeans walking near the A27 at the time of the crash.