UPDATE: Traffic clears on M27 after crash

Traffic builds up along the M27
Traffic builds up along the M27
The truck after the crash, which had its bumper and the passenger side of its windscreen punctured by a fence post. Picture: Tina Henley

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DRIVERS faced long delays on the M27 this afternoon following a crash.

Motorists were stuck westbound at junction 12 after the accident involving a car and a motorbike.

Queues stretched back to Emsworth west-bound and back two junctions east-bound due to rubber-neckers.

Three lanes were initially blocked but two been re-opened.

The accident happenend at 4.15pm.

Traffic was flowing freely by 7pm

South Central Ambulance Service said the motorcyclist was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with hand injuries.