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UPDATE - A259 - ANOTHER ACCIDENT IN NEWHAVEN - LONG DELAYS WESTWARDS

May 29 2014. - 3.42pm

Police notice: A259 Newhaven Swing Bridge / South Way in Newhaven closed and long delays westbound between the A26 New Road junction and the A259 Brighton Road junction, because of a serious accident.

Diversion in operation - bus routes 12 and 12A towards Brighton are not serving the centre of Newhaven and are diverting from Denton Corner, along the A26 and A27 via Lewes.

Update: 3.54pm. Bob Brown reports that a 20 year old pedestrian was struck by car whilst crossing at the top of the hill near the Jobcentre. Air ambulance brought in. Looks serious.

Update: 4.12pm. Road now open but long tailback towards Seaford