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Multi-vehicle crash and fuel spill causes heavy delays on A31 at Ringwood, between A338 Salisbury Road and Poulner Hill





MOTORISTS faced heavy delays this morning (Wednesday) after a crash between three cars and a trailer on the A31 near Ringwood.

The collision around 7.45am saw the eastbound carriageway between the A338 Salisbury Road and Poulner Hill closed for a short period.

The eastbound carriageway was closed for a period following the crash and fuel spill (picture: HIWFRS)
The eastbound carriageway was closed for a period following the crash and fuel spill (picture: HIWFRS)

No injuries were reported, according to Hampshire police.

Fire crews from Ringwood and Redbridge were supported by Dorset counterparts in helping three passengers from the vehicles.

Fire crews from Ringwood and Redbridge were joined by Dorset counterparts as they assisted three passengers from vehicles (picture: HIWFRS)
Fire crews from Ringwood and Redbridge were joined by Dorset counterparts as they assisted three passengers from vehicles (picture: HIWFRS)

A fuel spill had to be contained, and delays of around an hour and a half were reported from the Boundary Lane roundabout as the carriageway was shut.

Around 9.40am it was said to be partially blocked, with about 45 minutes of hold-ups from Woolsbridge Roundabout.



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