M3 Winchester closure
Credit @ Hampshire Road Policing

An overturned lorry that caused a diesel spillage has closed a stretch of the M3 near Winchester.

A mutil-agency clean up of the spillage is underway involving police and road traffic units.

Members of the public face delays while the traffic is gridlocked due to the closure.

The AA reported, “The main roadway closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M3 Southbound at J11 A3090 (Winchester South.)

“A maintenance vehicle has overturned causing a large amount of diesel to cover the road.”

All motorist are advised to seek an alternative route.

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