A BIKER has suffered injuries after an accident on a major Hampshire road.

Police and paramedics are currently at the scene of the crash on the southbound M271 in Southampton .

The motorcyclist and his passenger on the bike came off near the roundabout at the junction with the M27. No other cars were involved.

One lane is currently closed because the bike has leaked oil on to the carriageway and officers are awaiting recovery.

A police spokesman said they were called at about 1pm.

The biker and the passenger suffered minor injuries but an ambulance is on the scene, she added.

Motorists are facing delays in the area while the bike is recovered.