A LORRY left the road and hit tree near Findon this morning.
Police were called to a collision on at Longfurlong (A280) near Findon at 10.40am.
On arrival it was found that a lorry had come off the road on a bend and hit a large tree. A car had also come of the road into the ditch. There were no injuries.
The road was closed at the A280/A24 junction at 11.07am to allow for a tree surgeon to release the lorry from the ditch. The lorry was dragged from the ditch at 12.25pm and the road opened shortly after.