A motorist has been seriously injured after a car was driven the wrong way on the A3M between Petersfield and Portsmouth.

Police were called at 10pm on Wednesday, May 17, to a report that a car was being driven the wrong way on the northbound carriageway of the A3M.Officers then received further reports that there had been a collision involving three cars; a white Hyundai i20, a grey Land Rover Discovery and a light coloured Toyota Rav4.

One person suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Ambulance and fire crews attended the scene and the Highways Agency assisted with road closures while recovery of the vehicles took place.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: "Following an initial investigation we are now calling on anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw a car being driven the wrong way on the northbound carriageway last night, to come forward.

"We would particularly like to speak to anyone with relevant dash cam footage of this incident.

"If you have information that could assist us please call 101 quoting reference 44230195132."