M27 lane closures after oil spill from vehicle '“Â with threeÂ miles of congestion
PART OF two lanesÂ onÂ the M27 westbound wereÂ closed after a vehicle shed oil on to the carriageway.
Two lanes were blockedÂ between J7 for Hedge End and J5 for Southampton.
Police said the spill was reported to them at 10.58 after a vehicle lost its load '“Â an empty liquid container '“Â on the carriageway.
A spokesman from Hampshire police added: '˜There was a small amount of liquid that had to be washed down from lanes twoÂ and threeÂ by the fire service.
'˜No-one was hurt.'
The incident was cleared at just before 11.45am.
At 11.45am there wereÂ approximately three miles of congestion on approach '“Â delays should start to ease.