A3 Hindhead tunnel closed southbound after a multi car collision.
Emergency services were called shortly after 8.30am. The collision involved a car and a large goods vehicle carrying fresh fish. No one has been injured or trapped as a result of the collision. The collision is approximately 200 metres from the entrance of the tunnel. Police have put in hard road closures and vehicles are being turned around and escorted back up the entry slip at Thursley.
Highways England have put in a traffic management plan:The A3 Hindhead Tunnel is currently closed from its junction with the A283 to the A333 with delays of at least 15 minutes covering several miles of the southbound carriageway. This closure is due to a road traffic collision and Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal conditions as soon as possible.
For traffic approaching the closure locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and may potentially have to re-route your journey.
If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.
Diversion route details below, please follow the solid triangle diversion symbol;
From the A3 southbound, leave at the B3002 Headley Road junction. Turn right onto the B3002 approximately 500 metres south of the Hindhead traffic signal junction. Follow through Grayshott and continue for approximately 4 miles through Headley Down/Headley. At the B3004 junction at Lindford, turn left and join the B3004. Follow for approximately 4 miles into Liphook. At the Longmoor Road junction, turn right and join the Longmoor Road. Continue for approximately 1 mile to the A3 Griggs Green interchange. Rejoin the A3 southbound.
Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysSEAST regional twitter feed. For urgent real time assistance, our 24/7 contact centre team is able to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000. Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services colleagues Surrey Police.
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