Flaming car causing traffic chaos on M27 near Portsmouth

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A BLAZING 4x4 is causing traffic disruption on the M27 eastbound just north of Portsmouth.

A fire crew from Cosham was alerted to the emergency just after 2pm.

The car on fire

The car on fire

The blazing vehicle is understood to be on the flyover section above Eastern Road.

The incident is on-going.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue has not reported there are any casualties.

Updates to follow.