UPDATE: Injuries reported and hour delay after M27 crash near Whiteley

Picture: Highways England/ROMANSE
Picture: Highways England/ROMANSE
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Minor injuries have been reported after a Mazda collided with the central reservation on the M27 between Junction 9 (Whiteley) and Junction 10 (Fareham).

Two lanes heading eastbound between the two junctions were closed while police officers dealt with the incident and officers re-opened the lanes at around 4.22pm.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said: ‘We were called at 3.35pm this afternoon to reports of a single vehicle collision on the M27 between Junction 9 and 10.

‘Minor injuries have been reported.’

Traffic information service ROMANSE tweeted that drivers should expect delays of about an hour following the incident.