MOTORISTS are facing delays after crashes on the M3 and M27.

The first incident happened on the northbound carriageway near junction 13 for Eastleigh at about 6.30am.

There are reports that a vehicle is blocking the inside lane of the motorway.

Delays of up to an hour are also being reported on the M27 between junction four and junction nine after a crash on the westbound carriageway between junction five and seven.

Traffic is building back onto the M27 as far west as junction three with the M271 and as far east as junction eight for Bursledon.

Drivers are advised to check their route before travelling.

It is not known if anyone has been injured in the crashes.