UPDATE: M27 reopens after car crash

A DRIVER had a lucky escape this morning after a car crashed and flipped onto its roof along the M27.

Monday, 1st August 2016, 10:14 am
Updated Monday, 1st August 2016, 11:20 am

Two people were injured in the smash, which happened shortly after 8am on the eastboud carriageway just before the Junction 12 exit for Portsmouth.

Two cars, a Seat and a Hyundai, were involved, Hampshire Constabulary said.

But police added that two people suffered minor injuries, with the motorist in the flipped car having climbed his way out before emergency services arrived.

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The collision had closed three lanes of the M27, causing delays of up to 90 minutes for commuters.

However, the road is now reopening.