ONE lane on the M3 is closed this evening after a crash.

Lane 3 is blocked after the incident, which took place at junction 5 (A287/Hook).

It is affecting the northbound carriageway, with queues stretching as far back as junction 6 (A339/Basingstoke).

There are delays of 35 minutes going through the area.

Police officers are on the scene, with lanes one and two still running.