AN overturned lorry is causing delays on a road in Hampshire this morning.
The A303 is closed completely eastbound at Popham airfield and one of the westbound lanes is also shut following the accident.
Motorists are also being advised that they cannot exit the M3 at Junction 8 this morning.
Police are warning to ‘avoid the area’ as a result of the overturned lorry this morning.
Hampshire Constabulary tweeted: ‘The #A303 is closed eastbound at #Popham airfield after a lorry overturned this morning.
‘One of the westbound lanes is also closed. You cannot exit the M3 at Junction 8 to access the A303. Please avoid the area.
‘Thank you for your patience as we deal with this incident.’
Hants Road Policing have added: ‘Overturned HGV causing delays in both directions in the A303 and M3 Popham Basingstoke please take care in the wind!’
Pictures from the scene show the lorry has flipped on to its side on the motorway and has appeared to have shed its load.
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