TWO people were taken to hospital after they were involved in a crash last night, July 9.

Emergency services rushed to Castle Road, A345, near Old Sarum following reports of a two-car crash at 6.40pm.

Three ambulances and one fire engine were sent to assist the police officers who closed the road near The Harvester to allow for the cars to be recovered.

Four casualties were involved, two of which were taken to Salisbury District Hospital.

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A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said: "We were called at 6:40pm yesterday with reports of a RTC on the A345 Castle Road, Old Sarum. 

"One fire engine from Salisbury was mobilised and on arrival found two vehicles involved and four casualties who were already out of the vehicles. 

"Crews assisted with casualty care and scene safety and the stop came in at 7:04pm."

A spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust said: “We were called at 18:39hrs on Tuesday, July 9, to an incident near Salisbury.

"We sent three double-crewed land ambulances to the scene and conveyed two patients by land ambulances to Salisbury District Hospital.”

Wiltshire Police was approached for further information.