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Two crashes on M3 near Winchester
8:51am Tuesday 8th October 2013 in News
TWO crashes disrupted traffic on the M3 near Winchester yesterday.
A motorcylist suffered serious injuries in a collision with a funeral limousine near junction nine at Winnall at around 3.45pm.
Then at 7pm a lorry collided with three cars on the northbound section near Hockley. No-one was seriously hurt.
The police closed the motorway to allow for the safe recovery of the vehicles.
In the first incident a 60-year-old Yamaha rider collided with a black Ford Dorchester.
One lane was blocked as paramedics treated the casualty and he was taken to Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said the motorcyclist was conscious and breathing after the crash but could not confirm specific injuries. The scene was clear by 4.59pm.
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