Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the M27 last night (Sunday, June 26).
Officers were called at 11.15pm to a collision involving a blue Vauxhall Corsa on the eastbound carriageway of the M27 between Fareham and Portsmouth. The M27 was closed for over six hours whilst Police carried out investigations[photoshelter-gallery g_id=”G00005T6THSUJKGg” g_name=”M27-Car-Flipped” width=”600″ f_fullscreen=”t” bgtrans=”t” pho_credit=”iptc” twoup=”f” f_bbar=”t” f_bbarbig=”f” fsvis=”f” f_show_caption=”t” crop=”f” f_enable_embed_btn=”t” f_htmllinks=”t” f_l=”t” f_send_to_friend_btn=”f” f_show_slidenum=”t” f_topbar=”f” f_show_watermark=”t” img_title=”casc” linkdest=”c” trans=”xfade” target=”_self” tbs=”5000″ f_link=”t” f_smooth=”f” f_mtrx=”t” f_ap=”t” f_up=”f” height=”400″ btype=”old” bcolor=”#CCCCCC” ]
The car, which had three people inside, came to a stop on its roof after careering up an grass embankment.
The 20-year-old driver of the car suffered serious injuries and he was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital.
A 19-year-old man, who was the front seat passenger, was cut free from the vehicle by our colleagues at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and was taken to Southampton General Hospital with a serious head injury.
A 20-year-old man, who was sat in the back of the vehicle, also had to be cut from the vehicle and was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The road was closed for several hours as investigations into the exact cause of the collision were carried out.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit would like to hear from any witnesses who saw the incident or the blue Corsa prior to the collision.
Anyone with information about the incident should call Sgt Wayne Voller on 101, quoting 44160238596, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.