Major traffic as vehicle collides with cyclist

There are major traffic delays following reports of a vehicle colliding with a cyclist.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 7:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 2:07 pm

Sussex Police said: “Police were called to a collision involving a van and a cyclist in Goring shortly after 7am on Tuesday (13 December).

“The incident occurred at the junction of the A259 Goring Road and Parklands Avenue, and traffic was temporarily diverted while the scene was made safe.

“The cyclist – a local teenage boy – was taken to Worthing Hospital with minor injuries.”

South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed they received a call at 7.05am this morning to the scene, and that the cyclist was a man in his thirties who sustained minor injuries, including facial injuries.

As a result of the collision, the A259 Goring Road in Worthing was blocked both ways between George V Avenue and Shaftesbury Avenue junctions.

There was very slow traffic on the A27 in both directions between Offington Corner in Worthing and Steyning turn off in Shoreham.

There were also major queues on Brighton Road in both directions between The Steyne junction in Worthing and Portslade.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at

2) Like our Facebook page at

3) Follow us on Twitter @Worthing_Herald

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Worthing Herald - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.