A3 Closed after Multi Vehicle Crash near Bramshott – UKNIP

A3 Closed after Multi Vehicle Crash near Bramshott

The Police this evening have closed both side carriageways on the A3 near to the village of Bramshott after a multi vehicle road traffic collision.  The incident involving three vehicles and  High Voltage Power cables.

The closure has created massive 3 mile  traffic  jams in and around the area.  Emergency services are  at the scene dealing with the incident but have been hampered by horrible weather conditions.

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Fire Crews from Two Counties  attended  the scene to support  their emergency colleagues  from the Police and Ambulance service. A spokeswoman from Hampshire fire and Rescue Fire said  crews from Basingstoke supported by a retained crew from Liphook a third appliance  attended from Hazelmere attended the scene just after 7.10pm this evening. No person where  trapped  in their vehicles. Fire Crews helped with making the  scene safe.”

It is believed that the High Voltage power cables are also involved.  Officers from both Hampshire and Surrey Road Policing are  at the scene.  Specialists contractors have been called in to make the power cables safe. The Southbound Hindhead tunnel has  been closed to stop a build up of vehicle in the tunnel.    More To follow