A man has been flown to hospital with potential life-threatening injuries after being found on a live motorway carriageway. The M3 has been closed southbound close to Fleet and Farnborough since 10.30am.
It came after police received calls following a reports of concern for welfare on the M3 junction 4a on that side of the carriageway. Police were called at 10.25am and attended the incident.
On arrival, a man was found on the carriageway in a live lane of traffic with potentially life-threatening injuries. Other emergency services also attended the incident.
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The man has been taken by air ambulance to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, London. The southbound carriageway is set to remain closed for a while as police establish what occurred in the incident.
A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: “We were called out at 10.25am this morning (24 April) following reports of concern for welfare on the M3 Junction 4A Southbound.
“A man was found on the carriageway in a live lane of traffic with potentially life-threatening injuries. He was taken to St. George’s Hospital via Air Ambulance.
“Junction 4 and Junction 4a Southbound remain closed at this time while officers establish the exact circumstances of the incident.
“Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting reference 44220159819.”
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