A WOMAN was seriously injured in a collision between a car and lorry near Stockbridge today.

The crash happened on the on the A30 at Stockbridge at around 10.25amon the stretch of the road that runs parallel to Old London Road.

A red Vauxhall Corsa heading towards Andover collided with the lorry heading in the opposite direction and came to rest in the bushes.

The Corsa driver, a Southampton woman in her 60s, suffered serious head injuries and was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

The lorry driver was shaken but uninjured. The lorry contained two horses and a pack of hounds which were collected by another lorry.

The A30 is currently closed at that section between two roundabouts to allow for recovery and investigation.

The closures are expected to be lifted by about 2.30pm and local diversions are in place in the meantime.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or was driving in the area at the time.

Anyone with information should call Sgt Andy Tester at the Whitchurch Roads Policing unit quoting Operation Muirfield on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.