A car erupted into flames this morning on a Hampshire motorway, adding to the traffic misery blighting the county's roads.

Delays were caused after a silver Hyundai caught fire on the M27 close to junction eight at Bursledon.

Daily Echo:

Two people were taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth by ambulance.

Meanwhile, a green Renault Laguna also broke down close to junction nine at Whiteley.

Daily Echo:

The incidents come after two earlier crashes on the M3 and M27 caused delays of over an hour and a crash and fire on the A3 caused problems in the east of the county.