A SIX-vehicle crash caused chaos on a Hampshire motorway.

The incident, involving three coaches, lorry and two cars, closed two lanes on the M3 last night.

It happened southbound between junction 11 (Winchester South) and junction 12 (Eastleigh).

There ws congestion on the M3 to junction 9 (Winnall Roundabout).

All traffic was temporarily held until around 7.25pm.

Hampshire Police said the incident was reported at 6.57pm.

A spokesman for the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust said it was called to the incident at 7.06pm but there were no reported injuries.