M271 closed southbound for repairs after fatal accident

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The southbound section of a Hampshire motorway was closed this morning for resurfacing work after a fatal accident.

Hampshire Police said repairs to the M271 were likely to take until midday after the serious crash there during last night’s rush hour.

Two people died in the accident involving two lorries and a car just before 5.30pm last night.