THE A303 has now reopened after two car crashes earlier today.

At around 4.30pm this afternoon (February 5), there was a four-vehicle crash near Amesbury, causing the closure of the westbound carriage between the Countess and Longbarrow roundabouts, near A360 and Stonehenge.

The crash involved a blue Volkswagen, a black Nissan and two white vans.

According to Wiltshire Police two women were treated by paramedics for minor injuries.

And a similar incident happened on the eastbound side at the same location, involving a black Mercedes and a blue Audi.

Emergency services were at the scene, and the incidents caused delays in both directions.

Highway England had tweeted: "The #A303 #Wiltshire eastbound has been RE-OPENED following a collision btwn #A360 nr #Salisbury #Stonehenge and #A345 #Countess."

Regarding the second incident Wiltshire Police said: "Paramedics attended and treated three patients, none of which appeared to be seriously injured.

"Both sections of the road were blocked while emergency services dealt with the incident, but was completely clear by 8pm."

A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: "We were called at 4.12pm to reports of a road traffic collision reportedly involving two cars.

"We attended with an operations officer and an ambulance. One patient was taken to hospital for further treatment."