Video: Sangeeta left Whiteley after the programme, and has spent all evening stuck on the M3 because of this afternoon's crash. She has sent a hands-free report.
Police are appealing for information after three motorway maintenance workers were injured in a collision on the M3. At around 3.10pm today an articulated lorry travelling north was involved in a collision with two small vans and a flat bed lorry between junctions 13 and 12 at Eastleigh.
The vans and the flat bed lorry are motorway maintenance vehicles and were stationary on the hard shoulder at the time. Three men who were working on the hard shoulder were injured, one of them seriously
M3 Northbound blocked, stationary traffic due to serious accident - a lorry and three other vehicles involved between J13 A335 (Chandlers Ford) and J12 A335 (Eastleigh).
Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with vehicles on the M3 at Otterbourne.
Officers were called to junction 12 of the northbound motorway at around 9.20pm last night.
A 73-year-old man from Winchester was walking along the carriageway when he was hit by a number of vehicles - at least two, police say.
He suffered serious life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.
– Sergeant Andy Tester
We are investigating the circumstances surrounding this collision. It is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
I’m appealing for information and would particularly like to hear from the drivers of two vehicles believed to be involved in the incident. One is a dark coloured lorry and the other is a Renault vehicle.
The northbound carriageway was closed for around three hours for police to investigate and recover the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Tester at Totton police station on 101 quoting Operation Walburton.
A pedestrian has been hit by a number of passing vehicles on a motorway in Hampshire. He is in Southampton General Hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident at Junction 12 of the northbound carriageway of the M3 at Otterbourne. It happened at 9.20pm on Monday 8th April 2013.
Hampshire Police are trying to trace two vehicles that may have been involved - a dark lorry, and a Renault car. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101.
One lane blocked due to accident, a motorbike involved on M3 Southbound between J2 M25 and J3 A322 (Bagshot / Lightwater). Lane three (of three) is blocked.
#M3 NORTHBOUND - RTA cleared between J13-J12, remains slow.
#M27 EASTBOUND - Very slow from J8 to J11.
Reports of lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, two cars involved on M3 London bound at J2 M25, congestion on M3 to J3 A322 (Bagshot / Lightwater). Reports of a two car shunt in the outside lane.
There is queueing traffic after an accident, now on the hard shoulder on M3 Northbound at J13 A335 (Chandlers Ford), congestion to J14 M27. All lanes have been re-opened. The carriageway was partially blocked for a while before 7:35am after a two vehicle collision.
The South East Coast Ambulance Service have released a statement about their involvement in the recovery & rescue operation after a coach crash on the M3. The coach was carrying passengers to Southampton ahead of a cruise, when it left the southbound carriageway of the M3 by junction 4 at Fleet.
It happened at around 6.10pm on Sunday 6th January. In response the South East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust sent six ambulances, two HART (Hazardous Area Response Team) vehicles, five single responder cars, one critical care paramedic unit, one HEMS unit and five officers to the scene.
They were also assisted by South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Ambulance clinicians and paramedics assessed forty people. Seven people were then treated and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. While other with a number of others assessed, treated and released at the scene.
– Andy Newton, Director of Clinical Operations
“This was potentially a very serious incident. All emergency services work well together to ensure that patients were quickly assessed and treated.
“I would personally like to pass on my thanks to the staff of South Central Ambulance Service which provided support and the efforts of our staff who did a fantastic job.”