Delays after five cars collide on M271

Daily Echo: Five-car pile-up on motorway Five-car pile-up on motorway

POLICE have re-opened part of one of Hampshire's busiest motorways after a five car pile-up.

The vehicles collided on the M271 southbound carriageway close to junction one at Nursling, Southampton at 11am.

Daily Echo:

They include a Toyota Celica, a Ford Focus, a Peugeot 206, a Volvo and a BMW.

Police sealed off one lane close to the junction for the vehicles to be recovered.

The accident caused tailbacks on the southbound carriageway.

Meanwhile a woman had to be helped from her car by firefighters when she her car left Chilworth Road near Chilworth at 6.55am and crashed into a tree.
Crews from Eastleigh fire station arrived to free her and she was taken to Southampton General Hospital by ambulance.

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1:00pm Sun 29 Dec 13

Micle1974 says...

There are always accidents on this bit of the road!
There are always accidents on this bit of the road! Micle1974

2:01pm Sun 29 Dec 13

EarlyRiser says...

Why when there is an accident on the motorway do the Echo always have to write 'one of Hampshire's busiest motorways' ?
We only have two motorways in Hampshire (OK 4 if you include the tiny bits M271 & M275. So it's hardly surprising it 'one' of the busiest
Why when there is an accident on the motorway do the Echo always have to write 'one of Hampshire's busiest motorways' ? We only have two motorways in Hampshire (OK 4 if you include the tiny bits M271 & M275. So it's hardly surprising it 'one' of the busiest EarlyRiser

2:21pm Sun 29 Dec 13

mickey01 says...

suprise suprise a b m w
suprise suprise a b m w mickey01

2:43pm Sun 29 Dec 13

Zexagon says...

mickey01 wrote:
suprise suprise a b m w
Yes he must have reversed into the car behind
[quote][p][bold]mickey01[/bold] wrote: suprise suprise a b m w[/p][/quote]Yes he must have reversed into the car behind Zexagon

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