Several vehicles in A3(M) accident

M275 crash. Picture: Cosham Fire Station via Twitter
M275 crash. Picture: Cosham Fire Station via Twitter
Delays after an RTI on the M27 westbound. Picture: Highways England

Three car collision causing delays on M27

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An accident involving several vehicles caused severe delays on the A3(M) today.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash between Junctions 2 and 3 northbound shortly after 7am.

A webcam image shows traffic queuing northbound on the A27 after the accident. Picture: Highways England

A webcam image shows traffic queuing northbound on the A27 after the accident. Picture: Highways England

The accident north of Horndean was reported to have involved four cars.

A Highways England spokesman said that while the cars were recovered only one lane was open and there were long queues from Junction 3 at Waterlooville. Drivers on the M27 and A27 were warned to be aware of the hold-ups.

Shortly after 8am Highways England said that the vehicles had been recovered and all lanes had been reopened.