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Motorway lorry crash causes long tailbacks
8:01am Thursday 4th October 2012 in News
AN accident involving two lorries on the M27 was this morning causing long rush hour tailbacks.
Two lanes of the westbound motorway were closed following the accident just after junction nine at Whiteley. Debris was left strewn across the road.
Police said the collision happened just before 6.30am.
A lorry driver was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital as a precaution.
One lorry was carrying medical waste, which spilled onto the carriageway, police said.
Traffic was queuing back to junction 12 at Fareham. Delays of an hour and half were reported by motorists.