BREAKING: Eastern Road closed following road traffic accident

DIVERSIONS have been put in place while police deal with a serious road traffic incident.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 8:40 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:28 pm

The incident, which is believed to have happened at around 6pm, took place on the southbound Eastern Road into Portsmouth close to the junction with Burrfields Road.

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Eyewitnesses have reported the air ambulance being in attendance as well as numerous vehicles from the police and ambulance services.

Police have said in a tweet that diversions in both directions are likely to be in place for at least another hour.

The nature of the incident or the extent of any injuries is not yet known.