Two crashes: passengers rescued and horses put down

The M3 Motorway was closed today after a mini bus crashed and ended up on an embankment. Three people on board were taken to hospital - two by air ambulance. Their injuries are described as life threatening.

Traffic was also held up on another of our major routes after a horse trailer overturned. One of the ponies inside was killed and two others had to be put down.

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Major crashes on M3 and A303

Two people have been seriously injured in a crash on the southbound carriageway of the M3. The northbound carriageway has been closed to allow the air ambulance to land.