A NEW Forest road has reopened after it was closed due to a crash this morning.

Fawley Road was shut in both directions between Church Lane and Calshot Road following a crash between two cars at just after 11am today.

The road was closed by officers who are carrying out an investigation.

Police were called to the scene and told motorists to expect delays in the area.

Recovery for the vehicles involved is "being arranged".

The road closure has affected access to Calshot Beach and access to Fawley Infant School is now via School Road and Fawley Village.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: "

We were called at 11.16am today (Wednesday 9 June) to a report of a two car collision, in Fawley Road, Fawley, near the junction with School Road.

"Officers attended, along with other emergency services, and part of Fawley Road remains closed while the vehicles are recovered."