THE A31 is currently closed in both directions following a serious collision.

Hampshire Police are currenty dealing with the collision on the A31 near Rufus Stone services.

The road will be closed for some time, according to police, and there is queuing traffic from the Fritham/Emery Down turn off to junction one of the M27 (Cadnam).

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area.

Police have been contacted for further information. 

More follows.