Boy charged af­ter mo­tor­way closed

The Press and Journal (Inverness) - - NEWS -

A 17-year-old boy has been charged af­ter a mys­te­ri­ous ma­te­rial sparked an 11-hour road clo­sure.

The teenager, from Winch­ester, is ac­cused of two counts of ar­son with in­tent to en­dan­ger life and two of caus­ing dan­ger to road users in re­la­tion to in­ci­dents on the M3 on Septem­ber 16 and 23, said Hamp­shire Po­lice. Of­fi­cers said a “po­ten­tially haz­ardous” sub­stance was thrown from a mo­tor­way bridge near Winch­ester on Septem­ber 23.

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