Three lanes shut on M3 after HGV crosses over the motorway

Three lanes are closed on the M3 this afternoon after a HGV became stuck in the middle of the carriageway.

Emergency services are on the scene near Junction 11 at Shawford where the incident is causing long delays in both directions. Two lanes are closed on the southbound route and one is closed northbound. SEE ALSO: Van passenger suffers ‘major injuries’ after vehicle crashes into tree on A27

Highways England has said there is up to four miles of congestion in both directions, and urged people to allow at least an extra 30 minutes for their journeys.

Stagecoach South has said that services in the Winchester area are likely to be delayed as a result.

Picture: Highways England

More to follow.

Three lanes shut on M3 after HGV crosses over the motorway

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