Three-vehicle smash up at Worthing

Nine people were injured in a three-vehicle smash up on Worthing main road, Christ Church around 7:40 a.m. today.

Three of the victims were transported to hospital by ambulance. However, none of the injuries was said to be life-threatening.

The accident, involving a truck, a route taxi and an SUV, brought traffic to a crawl as a section of the busy stretch was temporarily closed.

It re-opened two hours later after the wreckage was removed from the scene.

8 Responses to Three-vehicle smash up at Worthing

  1. Harry July 11, 2017 at 11:19 am

    not surprised to see a ZR involved – they do not wait their turn at this intersection when the lights are flashing.

  2. Gearbox1964 July 11, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    Lucky that truck wasn’t carrying a payload. I wouldn’t mind if only the ZR and minibus drivers get hurt or killed in these accidents.

  3. Donild Trimp July 11, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    @Gearbox1964 “I wouldn’t mind if only the ZR and minibus drivers get hurt or killed in these accidents”.

    Are you serious with that comment?

    You really won’t mind if people were killed?

  4. michael parker July 11, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    is this the traffic lights that are not working correctly, we were on holiday there only 2 weeks ago and the traffic lights during the 10 days of our stay ( accident waiting to happen !!! ).

  5. hcalndre July 11, 2017 at 3:11 pm

    michael parker, only this morning on the call-in program, some one wanted to know why are the traffic lights are not on regular operation? the moderator asked if its a functional problem or deliberate? that`s the million dollar question, they probably trying to save a dollar.

  6. Milli Watt July 11, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    oil is 30.00 a barrel and the light bill expensive

  7. DE July 11, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    The one at the Hind’s Hill and the Wansted junction were not working since Friday 7th

  8. Tony Webster July 11, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    I would guess that if the computer unit which regulates each junction went bum, and certain folks had neither spare parts or the F/X to up gently bring these in, that the units would default to “flashing” mode. This afternoon, on Starcom’s R.B.P.F. traffic segment, the officer mentioned that certain lights were indeed in flashing mode and to be “careful” but most significantly, he did NOT say if this was deliberate, or the result of malfunctioning equipment.


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