A LORRY has overturned and blocked a Hampshire road this morning.

Police have closed the A303 eastbound at Popham airfield following the incident, which happened at about 7.30am today.

A picture from the scene shows the stricken vehicle on its side in the road.

A police statement says: "You cannot exit the M3 at junction eight to access the A303.

"Please avoid the area. Thank you for your patience as we deal with this incident."

It is not known if anyone has been injured.