THIS is the dramatic scene after a lorry overturned and caught fire on a major Hampshire roundabout.

The A35 Main Road was closed both ways after a lorry overturned on the Rushington roundabout.

An air ambulance was called to the incident.

According to reports, the lorry caught fire and people holding fire extinguishers were pictured near the lorry cab.

The incident affected A326 Marchwood By-Pass both ways between Jacob's Gutter Lane and A35 Spicer's Hill (Rushington Roundabout).

Hampshire police advised drivers to expect delays and diversions.


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Photo courtesy of Twitter user JGMorgan

This image shows the traffic congestions around the region as a result of the lorry overturning.

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