Hampshire traffic at standstill and 90 minute delays expected after crash on M27 motorway - lanes re-opened

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Traffic was brought to a standstill this morning after crash blocked two lanes of a motorway.

Drivers on the M27 westbound were “held” between junctions 9 and 8 following the crash. The impact was on other roads in the surrounding area, including on the M275 near Port Solent – with traffic at a standstill. Two motorway lanes were blocked following the collision. Both have now been re-opened.

Traffic monitoring service Romanse reports: “#M27 Westbound - all traffic being temporarily held between J9/A27 #ParkGate and J8/A3024 #Bursledon due to an RTC and recovering taking place, delays of approx 90 minutes backed from J12/#M275 #PortSolent.”

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Heavy delays are in place.Heavy delays are in place.
Heavy delays are in place.

A Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary spokesperson added: “Police were called at 6.51am today to a collision on the M27 westbound between junctions 9 and 8.

"The collision involved two vehicles. One person has suffered a minor injury.”