PART of a motorway in Hampshire is closed after a car came off the carriageway and crashed into the embankment.

Police and fire crews are currently at the scene between junctions eight and nine of the M3 southbound, near to the Winchester services.

One lane of the motorway is closed, after the car left the carriageway and drove up the embankment before crashing.

A police spokesman said the occupant had suffered "minor" injuries and that investigations are underway.