A LORRY overturned on an M27 slip road this morning.

The incident happened on the westbound carriageway of the M27 at the junction with the M271.

Emergency services and recovery teams were called to the scene at about 9am and were forced to close two lanes on the slip road.

Hants Road Policing said: "Expect significant delays due to overturned lorry.

"Recovery on its way but this will be ongoing for some time.

"Look for alternative routes."

The vehicle was recovered and both lanes were reopened at about 2pm.

There were no reports of any injuries.