TWO people have died in a road traffic collision this morning.

Police were called at 10.05am Christmas Day after a member of the public reported that a car had been involved in a collision on the B3349 Odiham Road.

At the scene, two people in the car were pronounced dead. A third man, believed to be the driver of the car was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Next-of-kin have been informed.

Officers have closed sections of the B3011 and the B3349 while police investigate the scene.

Police say the roads are expected to remain closed until mid-afternoon.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact the Hampshire Constabulary road death investigation team at Eastleigh police station on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.