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The A34 remains closed following the overturning of a car transporter shortly after 11 o'clock on the night of Monday October 8.
A34 closed in both directions, queueing traffic due to emergency repairs and overturned car transporter between A303 (Bullington Cross) and B4640 (Tot Hill Services / Burghclere)
A car transporter overturned near Whitchurch at 11pm last night, shedding its load of cars.
The A34 is likely to remain closed until mid afternoon. There are southbound queues approaching the closure, and major delays on the M3 and A339 as traffic diverts.
The Highways Agency is working with Hampshire Police to fix the road surface of the A34 in Hampshire after a car transporter, which was being towed, came free from a recovery vehicle and crashed through the central reservation.
Hampshire Police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving with an unsecured load and causing danger to other roads users, following an accident on the A34.
It's understood that a car transporter which was being towed by a recovery vehicle on the northbound carriageway came free and crashed through the central reservation shedding its load in the process.
Hampshire Police say the transporter and vehicles have been cleared away but the road is likely to remain closed for several hours while repairs are done to the road surface.
Hampshire Police say that the A34 is likely to remain closed in both directions for most of the day as repairs are made to the road surface following a serious accident overnight.
It's understood that a transporter lorry hit the central reservation near Whitchurch in Hampshire, causing the cars it was carrying to fall onto both the north and south bound carriageways.
Police and Highways Agency staff have been at the scene since 11:10pm last night.
No one was hurt in the accident and no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.
Drivers hoping to use the A34 today are being advised to take alternative routes.
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A report from the A34 where a car transporter overturned leading to the closure of the road in both directions for several hours.
Part of the A34 in Hampshire will remain closed until early afternoon after a car transporter overturned and shed its load.