Driver Cut Free from Vehicle after Collision Near Havant

Police have now removed the lane closures following an earlier incident on the A3 near Havant between Junction 5 and Junction 4 to closed enable Hampshire fire and rescue to work at a collision. Fire crews from Coasham and Havant supported by the Rescue Support vehicle worked to free a trapped driver at the scene.
Firefighters were called to the incident around 5.50pm to find a car damaged by the central reservation barrier
Fire crews had to removed the roof of the vehicle using specialist cutting tools. The driver who sustained a neck injury was cut free from the vehicle by firefighters and taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham by an ambulance.
The incident led to long delays on the A3M with the lane closures both northbound and southbound.

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