M27 lane closures after oil spill from vehicle '“ with three miles of congestion

PART OF two lanes on the M27 westbound were closed after a vehicle shed oil on to the carriageway.

Saturday, 6th October 2018, 12:06 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th October 2018, 1:14 pm

Two lanes were blocked 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 '“ an empty liquid container '“ on the carriageway.

A spokesman from Hampshire police added: '˜There was a small amount of liquid that had to be washed down from lanes two and three by the fire service.

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'˜No-one was hurt.'

The incident was cleared at just before 11.45am.

At 11.45am there were approximately three miles of congestion on approach '“ delays should start to ease.