TWO children were among five people who have been injured after a multi-vehicle pile-up this morning.

The five-car crash happened on Salisbury Road, Ibsley, at about 7.50am, which was closed as a result.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that crews were called to the scene and that five casualties were left in the car of ambulance workers.

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: "One crew from Ringwood was mobilised at 07:52 this morning to Salisbury Road, Ibsley.

"There was an RTC involving five vehicles, no one was trapped.

"There were five casualties; two females, two children and a male who were all taken into the care of SCAS.

"Firefighters gave immediate emergency care (IEC) to a male.

"The scene was made safe and the stop message came in at 08:35."

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: "We were called at 7.51am today (7 September) to reports of a collision on the A338 Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge.

"A full closure was put on in order to deal with this incident. Two minor injuries were reported. The road should now be clear."