The A34

A34 closure causes disruption

A report from the A34 where a car transporter overturned leading to the closure of the road in both directions for several hours.

Overturned recovery vehicle and car transporter

A34: Car transporter sheds load

Part of the A34 in Hampshire will remain closed until early afternoon after a car transporter overturned and shed its load.

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A34 closed in both directions

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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