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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One person dies in crash on M27

Trapped cars are now being turned around

Hampshire Police have confirmed that one person has died as a result of a crash on the M27 eastbound at Whiteley.

They say they were called at 9.15am to reports that several vehicles were involved in a collision on the eastbound carriageway near junction nine.

A lorry collided with a car, resulting in one fatality.

Ambulance crews are currently treating a total of seven casualties at the scene, who will shortly be taken to hospital. None of their injuries are described as life threatening.

At least three cars and a heavy goods vehicle are believed to be involved.

Hundreds of cars are trapped in traffic as the road is closed in both directions. The Highways Agency does not expect the road to reopen for most of the day.

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