UPDATE: Hour-long delays after car crashes into Fareham railway bridge

A car has crashed into the railway bridge near Quay Street roundabout this morning
A car has crashed into the railway bridge near Quay Street roundabout this morning
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MOTORISTS face delays of up to an hour getting out of Gosport this morning after a car crashed into a railway bridge.

The incident near the Quay Street roundabout in Fareham just after 8am today has caused major disruption to journeys around the network.

South West Trains has confirmed a car has struck the railway bridge and trains are running at reduced speeds as a result.

Hampshire’s road traffic team say traffic is very slow moving northbound on Newgate Lane from Gosport to Fareham.

Motorists are being warned to avoid the area ‘if possible’.

Police say a motorbike was also involved in the incident, but no-one has been hurt.

The incident resulted in the the first lane at the roundabout being blocked. All lanes have now re-opened but heavy congestion remains.

A South Central Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed the service received a call at 7.30pm about the incident but an ambulance was not required.

More details to follow.