A KEY route into Southampton has been blocked off following a crash.

Woodmill Lane could be closed for some time following a crash this afternoon. 

Police have blocked the road in both directions between Wessex Lane and Manor Farm Road. 

Engineers are reviewing damage to a property near Woodmill Bridge and emergency services have been working in the area.

Meanwhile, motorists are being urged to find alternative routes. 

It is unknown whether anyone has been injured at this point.

The Daily Echo has contacted Hampshire Constabulary and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service for more information. 

According to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, a crew from St Mary’s Station were called shortly before 2pm to make the area safe. 

And, that the situation is now being dealt with by police.