A281 closed after motorcycle accident near Horsham Brighton News

A ROAD is currently closed following an accident involving a motorcycle.

Police were called shortly after 12.20pm today to the crash on the A281 Brighton Road at Nuthurst Road junction, near Horsham.

The road remained closed between Nuthurst Road and Pound Lane while emergency services responded. The closed stretch of road was just over two miles long.

The Argus understands the crash was a single-vehicle collision.

An update from Sussex Police confirmed the motorcyclist had been taken to hospital with injuries “not initially assessed as serious”.

The Argus: the road is closed two miles north at the junction of Pound Lane leading to the A281The road is closed two miles north at the Pound Lane junction leading to the A281

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: ‘Police were called to the A281 Brighton Road in Horsham at around 12.20pm on Sunday (April 3) to a report of a collision involving a motorbike.

“The road is currently closed between the Nuthurst Road and Pound Lane junctions while emergency services respond to the incident.

“No other information is available at this time.”

Another update said: “The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with injuries that were not initially assessed as serious.”

Traffic was slow in both directions, but the road has now reopened.

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This notice was published: 2022-04-03 12:41:45

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