Hampshire & Isle of Wight

M27 delays after five-car crash in Hampshire

A five-car pile up on the M27 in Hampshire is causing rush hour traffic problems.

The crash happened just after 16:00 GMT on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 5 at Southampton Airport and 7 at Hedge End.

Hampshire Police said three vehicles were in the central reservation and two on the hard shoulder.

South Central Ambulance Service were at the scene but the extent of any injuries is not yet known.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays. One lane that was closed has now reopened.

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