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An enormous multi-vehicle crash has precipitated chaos on a serious motorway this afternoon. The A23 in West Sussex has been closed in each instructions between the M23 and B2114 at Handcross because of the collision which entails two lorries.

National Highways says one of many HGVs was carrying concrete blocks which have spilled onto the carriageway, with a serious operation underway to clear particles from the street.

A spokesman mentioned: “There is substantial clear up work required for both debris and a spillage which is currently underway. Emergency services are on scene. National Highways service providers are in attendance to assist with traffic management.”

Live site visitors maps counsel queues will not ease till no less than 7.15pm – with drivers urged to keep away from the world and re-plan their routes.