Serious crash involving cars and lorry on M27

The M27 motorway in Hampshire has re-opened after closing for 20 hours due to a collision between a lorry and a car yesterday morning. One person had died and there are several casualties.

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M27 in Hampshire closed 'until 4pm' after serious crash

A collision involving a lorry and three cars on the eastbound carriageway of the M27 at junction 9, Whiteley, has closed the M27 motorway.

The Highways Agency says the road will be closed until at least 4pm.

Eye-witnesses say a fierce fire followed the crash with the emergency services now trying to put the flames out.

Drivers caught in the jams have been posting pictures on social media and they show thick smoke over the carriageway.

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