A THREE-VEHICLE crash on the A303 will close the major road for "some hours", Wiltshire Police says.

The incident occurred near Yarnbury Castle at just past 1.21pm today and involved a Ford Fiesta, VW Golf, and an unspecified Nissan.

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The road is currently closed at Eastbound at Deptford.

All emergency services are on scene.

It is not known what injuries those involved have sustained.

A police spokesperson asked the public to "please avoid the area and find an alternative route" as the road is likely to be closed for "some hours".

The road reopened at just before 5pm.