A SERIOUS crash involving a tipper truck and a van is causing traffic delays on the A31 between Stoney Cross and Ringwood.

There are reports of slow traffic on the westbound carriageway between the Fritham and Emery Down turn off at Stoney Cross and picket post.

Traffic between Cadnam and Ringwood is affected.

Highways England has said a lane has been closed while emergency services deal with the collision.

Police were called at 8am to reports of a collision between an Izuzi tipper truck and a Peugeot Partner van.

The driver of the Peugeot is believed to have minor injuries and one lane has been closed.

Ambulance crews are also in attendance.

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