TWO people have been rushed to hospital after a multi-vehicle pile-up on a major Hampshire road.

Emergency services rushed scene of the crash, which took place around 11.20am on the A34 near Winchester.

Two people were helped from their cars by Hampshire Fire and Rescue and taken to hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters from Eastleigh and Winchester attended the crash.

Traffic chiefs closed one lane northbound between the M3 and the A33 near Winchester.

The road has since reopened.