Delays on M27 near Fareham after car and trailer jack-knife

LANES along the M27 by Fareham have now been cleared after a car and trailer jack-knifed causing heavy delays.

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 4:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 4:24 pm

The two outer lanes heading eastbound between junction 9 at Park Gate and junction 10 at Wickham were affected at around 1.55pm today when a car towing a ‘large trailer’ jack-knifed.

Delays of up to 30 minutes were reported until around 3.20pm when the lanes were cleared.

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A car towing a trailer jack knifed on the M27 eastbound between J9 and 10 on September 23. Picture: Highways England

In a tweet National Highways South East said: ‘A car towing a large trailer has jack knifed on the #M27 eastbound between J9 #ParkGate and J10 #Wickham.

‘Currently the two outer lanes are affected.

‘Please approach with caution.’

A spokeswoman for the South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were notified by one of our colleagues that there was a collision on the M27 at 1.55pm.

‘We had a specialist practitioner and an ambulance crew on scene but no one required hospital treatment.’

Hampshire police said they did not attend.

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