SEVEN cars have been involved in an accident on the M3.

One lane of the M3 heading northbound was blocked due to the accident this morning at around 7am.

The accident happened towards junction 13 and 14 near Eastleigh and delays are building heading back towards the M27.

Officials have said that delays are up to an hour long.

Police told the Daily Echo that "multiple vehicles" were involved in the accident, but it is not known if anyone has been injured.

More to follow...