Drivers being warned M3 closed following crash

Drivers in Hampshire are being warned they could face a longer journey into work this morning as a crash has closed the M3 eastbound at Eastleigh.

The incident - involving an overturned car was reported shortly after 5.30am and the northbound carriageway between junction 12 at Eastleigh and junction 11 at Winchester is expected to be closed for several hours while Hampshire Police carries out an investigation.

Emergency services at the scene, and a diversion is in place.

Drivers are being encouraged to allow extra time and to consider using alternative routes.