THREE people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the M3.

Four vehicles were said to be involved in the crash, on the northbound carriageway between Eastleigh and Otterbourne.

The crash, which involved a Peugeot 107, a Mercedes, a Renault Megane and a BMW, took place around 1pm.

Police say three people suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Two lanes of the northbound carriageway and part of the southbound carriageway were closed while emergency services at the scene.

There were long delays in the area.

All lanes were reopened by 3.45pm and traffic has eased.