A WOMAN has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash on the A33 this morning.

The road between Sherfield-on-Lodden and Chineham was closed from 3.15am following a single vehicle 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 has been arrested in connection with this incident. He remains in custody at this time.

The road was reopened at 8.20am. More details to follow