M3 re-opened following collision near Winchester and man arrested
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We can confirm that the M3 southbound near Winchester has been re-opened.
This followed a collision involving multiple vehicles between Hockley and Winchester services – police were called at 5.44pm this evening. One person has sustained serious injuries as a result.
Please be aware that there is still likely to be some traffic on the motorway as a result of this incident.
As part of our enquiries into this collision, the driver of a silver BMW - a 46-year-old man from Surrey - has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, drink driving, and failing to report a road accident.
He remains in custody at this time.
If you have any information at all about this collision, please contact police on 101, quoting 44230239456.