PART of the A303 will remain closed into the evening following a serious crash, Wiltshire Police has confirmed.

The road has been closed since around 9.30am after emergency services, including an air ambulance, rushed to the A303 near Thruxton Aerodrom.

An eyewitness saw a Mini Cooper on its roof but the South Western Ambulance Service has not confirmed if anyone has been taken to hospital yet.

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The eastbound carriageway has since reopened but the westbound carriageway is "likely to remain closed into the evening".

Wiltshire Police previously urged drivers to avoid the area.

The spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust told the Journal: “We were called at 9.28am on Friday, December 1 to a road traffic incident on the A303 near Thruxton Down.

"We sent two double-crewed land ambulances, an air ambulance and a responding officer.”