EMERGENCY services are dealing with a crash which has closed a Hampshire road.

Police, firefighters and paramedics have been called to two-vehicle collision near the Shell garage in Southampton Road, Hythe.

The accident involved a Ford Fiesta and a Honda Jazz.

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said South Central Ambulance Service was treating two casualties.

Two fire crews from Hardley and Beaulieu rushed to the scene after the accident happened just after 4pm.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "We were called at 4.12pm with reports of a collision on Southampton Road, Hythe, near the Shell garage.

"The road is blocked and police are currently on scene."

The Bluestar bus company tweeted: "Diversions are in place on the 8 & 9 because a road is blocked.

"Southampton Road leading to Hythe is closed by emergency services.

"Diversion is via Mousehole Lane. Unfortunately no pick ups on Jones Lane. Sorry for any inconvenience."