Five-car crash causes road chaos across Portsmouth area

Two lanes of the M27 westbound between Portsmouth and Fareham were closed, causing long queues''''Picture: Paul Jacobs (143053-1)
Two lanes of the M27 westbound between Portsmouth and Fareham were closed, causing long queues''''Picture: Paul Jacobs (143053-1)
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FIVE cars were involved in a crash on the M27 causing long delays.

Two lanes had to be closed on the M27 between Portsmouth and Fareham after a 4x4 vehicle failed to brake in time and hit stationary traffic.

Four other cars were involved in the crash but nobody was seriously injured.

One person was treated on the scene for minor injuries.

Both lanes had been reopened by 7pm and congestion eased.

Police, ambulance and fire services all attended the incident which occurred at 5.30pm.