Delays of 30 minutes as M27 blocked after crash

Credit: Highways England
Credit: Highways England
Police outside Wilmcote House, Portsmouth

Residents had to be signed in to Portsmouth flat block after police incident

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There are delays of up to half an hour on the M27 this evening after a crash on the motorway.

Lane three was blocked eastbound between J5 Stoneham Interchange and J7 Hedge End Interchange.

A picture posted online by Highways England appears to show a car positioned sideways across the road by the central reservation.

Traffic information service ROMANSE tweeted that delays had been going back to J4 but is now beginning to clear.