A CRASH near Totton left a person seriously injured this morning.

The A326 in Netley Marsh was shut for about five hours following the crash, which happened on the section between the A36 Ringwood Road and Fletchwood Road.

There was slow-moving traffic in the area, with delays heading northbound on the A326.

A Hampshire Police spokesman said: "We were called at 5.20am with reports of a collision near Hunters Crescent, Totton, between the Fletchwood Road and Ringwood Road roundabouts.

"A Suzuki Ignis and Renault Captur were involved.

"One person is suspected to have suffered serious injuries.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances, and we are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or was using this road and has any information to call 101, quoting incident 267 of today’s date.

"Road closures remain in place at this time and we will update when they are lifted."