MOTORISTS are experiencing delays on the M3 following an accident this morning (January 21).

Two lanes of the carriageway northbound were blocked between junction 6 for Basingstoke and junction 5 for Hook.

Emergency services were called to the scene to clear the incident, which took place around 7.45am.

All lanes have been reopened, but traffic is still flowing slowly, with congestion backing up to junction 7.