A MAIN road near a busy roundabout was closed after a 'serious' crash.

The crash took place on the A303, between Southfields roundabout and the cross roads near the Eagle Tavern.

Emergency services were at the scene and the road was closed in both directions. 

The road was reopened at around 4pm. 

One person was taken to hospital following the crash. 

A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service said: "South Western Ambulance Service responded on Tuesday afternoon to a road traffic incident on the A303 near Horton.

"Our ambulance crew conveyed one patient to hospital."