Five-car crash causes delays on the A27 near Portsmouth
A FIVE-vehicle smash is causing delays for commuters in Portsmouth this evening.
The collision happened shortly after 5.37pm on the westbound carriageway of the A27 near the Eastern Road off-slip.
It is causing lengthy tailbacks on the road past the A3 junction.
Police are at the scene with paramedics treating the injured.
A fire crew from Cosham has also been called to conduct scene safety and clear up fuel which has spilled onto the road.
A spokeswoman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the incident and said: ‘Five vehicles were involved.
‘We are conducting scene safety. All casualties have been recovered. We have not had to cut anybody free from their vehicle.’