Police and Highways England have close a major south coast motorway following a diesel oil spill by coach.
The northbound section of the M3 from Junction nine at Winchester to junction 4A for Farnborough has been closed by highways England and traffic officers from Hampshire Police following a number of multi vehicle collisions.
Hampshire fire and Rescue sent Fire appliances to from Basingstoke and Rushmoor to a vehicle that has skidded and overturned on the slick.
We understand that the closure is some 30 miles long. Contractors have been called out to carry out urgent works, A spokeswoman for Highways England said that a lot of the road surface would need to be removed and replaced and this would take some time to complete.©UKNIP