A man has died after falling from a bridge on the A27 at Hangleton.

The incident reportedly happened shortly before 7am this morning (Friday, 9) approximately one mile east of Southwick tunnel.

The westbound carriageway was closed until around 10am while emergency services responded.

Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene, and is yet to be identified.

Officers are looking to establish the full circumstances and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with dash cam footage or any information is asked to report it online here or call 101, quoting Operation Flexor.