UPDATE: A3(M) reopened by police after concern for man's welfare

BOTH sides of the A3(M) have reopened after they were shut while police dealt with a man in distress.

Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 3:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:31 pm
The A3M

A police spokesman said they shut the road, between Junction 4 and 5, near Havant, just after 2pm today as there was a ‘concern for welfare.’

A man was seen in distress on a bridge across the motorway and the emergency services were called. The man is now safe.

The road was reopened at 2.45pm.

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Motorist Dan Ripley was caught in the traffic near to the Bedhampton roundabout. He said: ‘There are signs saying pedestrians in road.’

Romanse Traffic tweeted just before 3pm: ‘All lanes open but delays in both directions.’