M27 near Hedge End sees traffic disrupted due to a roll of carpet blocking westbound lane
DRIVERS on the M27 were confronted with an unfamiliar road surface earlier today – as a roll of carpet blocked a lane of a junction on the major motorway.
The carpet obstructed drivers on a westbound lane of junction 7 near Hedge End at about 4.20pm this afternoon.
A tweet from Highways England said: ‘#M27 Westbound Jnc7 #HedgeEnd there is currently a roll of carpet blocking the lane. #TrafficOfficers are towards to remove the carpet.
‘Please take care if travelling in the area.’
The highways authority reported that the carpet had been cleared from the road at 5.37pm.