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Coach crash: First pictures

The aftermath of the coach crash in Hampshire Credit: ITV Meridian

Eight people are in hospital after a coach overturned on the M3 this evening.

The coach overturned, a mile away from Fleet Services at around 6pm.

The vehicle, which is Dutch registered, was carrying around 26 passengers. None are thought to be seriously injured.

Luggage is removed after the crash this evening Credit: ITV Meridian

The coach passengers were being taken to Southampton and were due to go on a cruise.

It's believed the accident happened after the driver became ill at the wheel.

The carriageway was closed from junction 4a to 5 whilst the passengers are evacuated and the coach recovered.

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