A DRIVER was stopped by police earlier today (Tuesday, June 21) after officers caught them running a red light at a motorway junction. 

Police spotted the offending vehicle while doing spot checks along the M3, which remains a "priority road" for Hampshire Constabulary. 

The driver ran the red light on the bridge at junction 5, at Hook. 

Taking to Twitter to post a picture of the interaction, Hampshire Roads Policing Unit wrote: "Sighted on the M3 over bridge at junction 5 this vehicle went through a red light.

"When doing so we were sat pole position at the lights in full view.

"Ticket issued."

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