M3 reopens after crash in Hampshire near Winchester closed road

A MOTORWAY has been reopened following a major incident this afternoon.

Friday, 21st May 2021, 3:18 pm
Updated Friday, 21st May 2021, 9:28 pm

The M3 has been shut southbound between Junction 8 and Junction 9 near Winchester this afternoon.

Police have said the closure is due to a road traffic collision (RTC).

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Romanse, Hampshire County Council’s traffic account, has reported heavy delays this afternoon.

Hampshire Police’s roads policing unit tweeted: ‘Thank you to everyone for your patience today – the M3 is now being opened following an earlier closure on the southbound carriageway at junction 8.

‘We will provide further updates on the incident tomorrow.’

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