THERE were long tailbacks after a trailer carrying paving slabs shed its load.
The accident happened on the southbound carriageway of the A3M at junction four, close to the teardrop junction at Bedhampton.
The driver of a car pulling a trailer loaded with slabs lost control of the vehicle just after midday.
It overturned leaving its cargo scattered across the southbound carriageway.
The police were called to the incident and closed off the road, leading to queues.
No one was injured.