A vehicle has burst into flames after a four-car crash, causing rush hour commuters travel chaos.

The crash had closed Bassett Green Road on the A27 between the Chilworth Roundabout and Bassett Wood Road at around 5.25pm yesterday.

VIDEO: Footage taken by Craig Macura

Police, fire crews and South Central Ambulance Service were on the scene.

The road reopened shortly before 6.30pm.