A CAR got stuck down a pedestrian underpass on the Castle Road roundabout in Salisbury.

Police and fire crews were called to the incident at about 4.30pm yesterday (Wednesday), which involved a silver Honda car.  

A police spokesman said: "We were called at 4.30pm yesterday by a member of the public who had seen a car stuck at the exit of the pedestrian subway at the Castle Road roundabout in Salisbury.

"Officers attended and spoke to the elderly driver, who had become confused and accidentally driven through the subway and got stuck when trying to exit.

"He was not injured, so officers helped get the car free and then drove him safely home.

"We will not be taking police action but have contacted the DVLA to inform them of the incident."

A Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Green Watch Salisbury and Salisbury on-call firefighters attended a road traffic collision involving a car going into the entrance of the subway by Castle Street Roundabout, Salisbury.

"Working alongside the police, crews assisted the occupant from the car and made the vehicle and scene safe."

The incident was dealt with by 5pm.