THREE people have been injured after a two car crash caused hours of disruption this afternoon.

The collision happened at around 1pm on the A303 eastbound at the A342 junction, with traffic queuing back to Thruxton.

A Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Fiesta were involved in the shunt that blocked both lanes and caused delays of 30 minutes.

The incident was cleared at around 3.20pm, according to traffic service ROMANSE.

Hampshire Constabulary confirmed that three people were injured, but had no suggestion that the injuries were serious.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary confirmed to the Gazette whilst the incident was still ongoing: "We were called at 1.04pm with reports of a collision on the A303, near Andover, involving a Vauxhall Corsa and a Ford Fiesta."