Driver treated for head injury after two cars and truck collide on M27 near Portsmouth

A driver was treated for a minor head injury after a crash on the M27 after a crash this morning.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 11:49 am
Updated Friday, 7th June 2019, 3:58 pm
M27 crash at junction 12. Picture: Highways England

The first two lanes were blocked eastbound between Junction 12, at the junction to the M275, and the A27. 

A South Central Amulance Service spokesman said they were called at 10.28am concerning a crash involving two cars and a truck.

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A male driver was treated at the scene for a minor head injury, the service confirmed.

Traffic information service ROMANSE warned drivers to expect delays of up to 40 minutes. 

There were also queues for drivers travelling northbound on the M275 out of Portsmouth while emergency services attend the incident.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning following the heavy rain this morning – which culd get worse later this afternoon with thundery showers forecast to hit the region.

M27 crash at junction 12. Picture: Highways England

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued the following advice: ‘Please take extra care when driving in wet conditions. Make sure when you’re out on the roads you switch your lights on, reduce your speed and maintain a safe stopping distance.’

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