MINOR injuries were reported after two buses collided between Andover and Whitchurch.

Emergency services were called to the B3400 at Hurstbourne Priors at 4.42pm on Thursday, October 19, to a crash involving two buses.

Romanse, Hampshire County Council’s traffic service, reported that the road was blocked in both directions between Wells Lane and the B3048 Longparish Road. The road was cleared at around 6.45pm.

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A Stagecoach South spokesperson said: "We can confirm there was a road collision between two Stagecoach buses, yesterday afternoon on the B3400 between Whitchurch and Hurstbourne Priors.

"No passengers were injured, and all passengers were transferred onto alternative buses to complete their journeys.

"Safety is our absolute priority and we will be conducting a full investigation into the cause and supporting the police in any way that we can, whilst we establish the circumstances involved."

A police spokesperson added: “We were called at 4.42pm yesterday (19/10) to a collision involving two buses on the B3400 between Andover and Whitchurch. Minor injuries were reported.”

Stagecoach reported that there were delays to the 76 service, adding: “Sorry if your journey home this evening is delayed.”