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ONE lane on the A3 was closed for more than three hours after a car flipped over and rolled down a ditch and into a verge.

The driver of the silver Toyota Aygo was travelling southbound on the A3, when the incident happened near Chalton.

Hampshire Constabulary were called at 11.45am today.

A spokesman said: ‘The car flipped and rolled down the ditch and into some trees on a verge.

‘Trees needed to be cut away before the vehicle could be recovered.

‘The driver only had minor cuts and bruises.’