A MAN has been released without charge following a crash which closed part of the A33.

On Thursday, 28 December part of the A33 between Sherfiled-on-Loddon and Chineham was closed from 3.15am due to a collision involving a Ford Fiesta.

The male driver was uninjured, but the female passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

A 53-year-old man from Reading had been arrested, but has since been released without charge.