A CAR, with three people in, flipped on its roof after crashing into two parked cars in Winchester.

Two children were taken to hospital, “as a precaution” according to the police, following the incident in Stockbridge Road.

Police were called to the crash at 3.40pm on Saturday, January 13. A Skoda was involved in the collision with two parked cars, an Astra and a Polo. The two children were passengers in the Skoda.

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A spokesman for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (HIWFRS) said: "Winchester firefighters were called to a collision on Stockbridge Road shortly before 4pm on Saturday.

"One vehicle had overturned ending up on its roof with three casualties able to release themselves from the vehicle.

"The crew provided Immediate Emergency Care before making the scene safe. The incident was left with police officers as HIWFRS returned to station shortly after 4pm."

The road was blocked for more than an hour from Western Road to the roundabout by Bereweeke Road.

No arrests were made but the incident is being investigated.