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.


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.