The incident happened on the M27 junction 3 (M271) westbound slipway at around 8.56am today.
The vehicle went ‘down the embankment and on to its side’ but fortunately there were no injuries during the crash.
Pictures from the scene show that the lorry had shed its load down a hill after overturning and a recovery operation was launched.
Motorists were warned of 'significant delays’ this morning following the incident but the vehicle has since been removed and all lanes have now reopened.
Firefighters were called to the scene to help clear fuel from the road.
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