Five-car crash causes delays on the A27 near Portsmouth

A FIVE-vehicle smash is causing delays for commuters in Portsmouth this evening.

Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 7:17 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:43 pm
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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.

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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.’