A MAN has been left with serious injuries following a crash with a car transporter on the M27.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened on the westbound carriageway of the M27 between Rownhams services and junction 3 for Southampton.

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According to police, the man - in his 50s - was driving a blue Kia Sportage along the motorway when the collision happened with a Scania car transporter at just after 12pm on Thursday afternoon.

A police spokesman said: "Enquiries into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and officers are keen to speak with anyone with information.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident, in particular anyone with dash-cam footage, can submit information online on our website, or can call 101, quoting the reference 44230206742."