Make the most of your money by signing up to our newsletter for Election 2019 map: How Remain alliance has chance to swing in only SIXEmmerdale spoilers: Cain Dingle suffers shock loss An emergency service vehicle was involved in the crash The Ambulance was pushed onto its side in the M3 crash Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal conditions as soon as possible. Here is a recap of what happened: A man’s body was found just before 5am this morning at J3 on M3 London bound. M3 closed in both directions by 'serious police incident' near Winchester. "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. " Continue until the junction with the A3 The M3 in Hampshire is closed westbound between J5 and J6 (near Basingstoke) due to a Hampshire Police-led incident. "In a tweet Highways England South East wrote: "The #M3 has been closed from J9 #Winnal towards J8 #NorthWaltham to allow the Emergency Services to deal with the on-going incident". The ambulance was not on duty at the time of the crash. Slow traffic and partially blocked due to police incident on A322 at M3 J3 (Lightwater / Bagshot), congestion to A319 Bagshot Road / B311 Red Road (The Gordon’s School Roundabout).Bus routes in Camberley and Farnborough are also affected by the M3 incident.The incident is also causing added traffic and delays along A30 London Road.This has caused slow southbound traffic between J3 A322 (Lightwater / Bagshot) and J4 A331 / A331 Blackwater Valley Route (According to Highways England “the event is expected to be cleared between 10.30am and 10.45am.”It was added: “there are current delays of two hours against expected traffic.” Traffic is mounting along A3 northbound due to drivers diverting from the M3 due to the “police incident”.Queues are between A247 / Tythebarns Lane (Burntcommon) and M25 J10 (WisleyHighways England is advising road users to ‘allow extra time’ for their journey this morning.Road users heading to J3 from the Lightwater area intending to join the M3 eastbound should go westbound and turn at J4 due to a partial closure on the J3 roundabout.Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journeys and may wish to consider alternative routes.Drivers are advised to take a “short diversion over J3 roundabout via entry and exit sliproads”Highways England is advising M3 road users to use ‘alternative routes’.There are severe delays on the M3 eastbound in Surrey, due to a Surrey Police led incident closing the carriageway within J3 (Lightwater).Traffic is being diverted up and over the junction via the exit and entry slip roads.Highways England warn drivers to “be aware” of “severe delays”.Traffic is backing up to J4 to Farnborough and queues are mounting up to nine miles.Drivers have been warned to use alternative routes.Queuing traffic along M3 taken from The Maultway, Camberley Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have urged people to avoid the area.They said: "Long delays on the M3 North between J9 Winnall and J8 Popham after an accident involving an ambulance and a lorry. See photos images. A Hampshire police spokesman said: "We were called at 11.13am today to a report of a collision involving a lorry and an ambulance between junctions 9 and 8 of the M3 northbound. Diverted traffic should follow the solid triangle diversion symbol. M3 police incident recap. Show caption 1 / 1. All roads have now cleared following the earlier police incident on M3 at J3.
newspaper archive. A statement released by Highways England gave details of diversions that are in place. Please see our The crash between the ambulance and lorry has caused major delays between junction eight and nine on the M3.