A27 reopens after cyclist suffers serious leg injuries after crash with two vehicles in Portchester

A CYCLIST has suffered serious leg injuries after a crash in Portchester.

Thursday, 16th September 2021, 10:55 am

The A27 was shut between Delme Roundabout and Dore Avenue this morning.

Police were called at 8.01am today to reports of a collision between a cyclist and two vehicles on the junction of Beaulieu Avenue and Portchester Road in Portchester.

A spokesman for the force said: ‘A 20-year-old male cyclist was left with serious leg injuries.

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‘Portchester Road was closed between Delme Roundabout and Dore Avenue while emergency services responded to the incident.

‘The road has since been reopened.’

ROMANSE, Hampshire County Council’s traffic account, warned earlier about delays.

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The A27 was closed in Portchester this morning.

The account tweeted: ‘Reports of Portchester Rd being CLOSED in BOTH DIRECTIONS between Delme Rbt and Dore Ave due to an RTI, delays currently on approaches.’

The incident on the A27 was also causing delays in Fareham.

ROMANSE added: ‘#Fareham - approx 20-minute delays on Downend Rd between Swivelton Ln and A27 Cams Hill/Portchester Rd due to the road closure RTI on Portchester Rd.’

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Live updates as A27 ‘closed in both directions’ after ‘incident’

Last updated: Thursday, 16 September, 2021, 13:23

  • A27 is closed in both directions, according to reports
  • The incident is in Portchester

Traffic has now cleared

AA Traffic’s traffic map is showing that all disruption caused by the earlier incident have now cleared.

A cyclist has suffered leg injuries

The cyclist involved in the crash suffered leg injuries, the police have said.

Delays also building in Fareham

Here’s where the incident has happened

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