FIVE vehicles, including a minibus, crashed on the A343, causing standstill traffic for a number of hours.

The crash happened at approximately 3.45pm on Wednesday, February 21.

Four cars and a Mercedes minibus were involved in the incident.

Significant delays were reported, and traffic was at a standstill when an Advertiser reporter attended the scene just after 6pm.

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Police and ambulance services attended the scene, and luckily no injuries were reported.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called to a report of a five-vehicle road traffic collision on Salisbury Road at approximately 3.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 21 February).

"The vehicles involved were a Land Rover Range Rover, Ford Fiesta, Mercedes Benz Plaxton Cheetah, Vauxhall Insignia and a Peugeot 208.

"There were no injuries reported by any of the occupants of the vehicles. South Central Ambulance Service were also in attendance."