TRAFFIC built up across Portsmouth after a serious crash closed one of the city’s major roads.
Emergency services blocked Eastern Road, between Mill Road and Burrfields Road following a crash between a motorbike and a lorry at 6.28am. Police confirmed this lunchtime that the rider had died..
Diversions were in place but congestion mounted in the city.
Traffic along Baffins Road and Milton Road is extremely slow.
Copnor Road and the unblocked northern stretch of Eastern Road were also heavily congested, with bumper-to-bumper traffic.