Update: Major Hampshire road A34 reopened after it was closed due to collision involving a lorry

A MAJOR Hampshire road was closed this morning due to a collision between two lorries.  The incident happened on the A34 near Winchester at 4.20am today, Friday, April 29. The road was closed southbound, from the B3420 to junction 9 of the M3, causing traffic delays. 

It reopened at 7.30am, however one lane southbound remains closed while a fuel spillage is dealt with. Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service were on the secene.  Motorists were advised to avoid the area and diversions are in place. 

Romanse traffic service said: “#A34 Southbound – Carriageway CLOSED between #A303 #UpperBullington and A33 Basingstoke Rd #KingsWorthy due to RTI, diversion in place.” Traffic information service Inrix said: “A34 Southbound closed, queueing traffic due to multi-vehicle accident from B3420 to M3 J9 (Winnal roundabout / Winchester North).” A Romanse update said: “#A34 Southbound – Lane 1 CLOSED between A272/Three Maids Hill #WorthyDown and A33 Basingstoke Rd #KingsWorthy due to an earlier RTI and fuel spillage, delays on approach.”

#A34 Southbound – Carriageway CLOSED between #A303 #UpperBullington and A33 Basingstoke Rd #KingsWorthy due to RTI, diversion in place. https://t.co/7w5iVQ62dx pic.twitter.com/Dr8TI6ZX6o

— ROMANSE (@ROMANSE) April 29, 2022

The #A34 southbound is currently blocked between the #A272 and #A33 near #Winchester following a multiple vehicle collision. #TrafficOfficers are on scene and all emergency services are en route.

Please allow extra time for your journey as delays are starting to build. pic.twitter.com/9XQ2HyUiah

— National Highways: South-East (@HighwaysSEAST) April 29, 2022

#A34 Southbound – Lane 1 CLOSED between A272/Three Maids Hill #WorthyDown and A33 Basingstoke Rd #KingsWorthy due to an earlier RTI and fuel spillage, delays on approach. pic.twitter.com/uWHr5yxnX2

— ROMANSE (@ROMANSE) April 29, 2022