"Multi-vehicle" crash on M27 leaves lane blocked and long delays

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A multi-vehicle crash on the M27 has caused long delays for drivers.

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A lane was left blocked following the incident eastbound at junction 5 Eastleigh around midday.

Hampshire County Council Traffic and Travel posted on social media: “Eastbound - One lane BLOCKED at J5/A335 #Eastleigh due to a multi-vehicle incident, delays building.”

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A subsequent post has now said: “Eastbound - All lanes now CLEARED at J5/A335 #Eastleigh after an earlier multi-vehicle incident, delays easing.”

Police attended the incident and have stated the crash involved just a single-vehicle in contrast to the council’s social media post claiming several vehicles were involved. A spokesperson said: “We were called at 11:58am today (Friday 7 June) to reports of a single vehicle collision on the M27 eastbound near junction 5. No injuries have been reported.”

 

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