A DRIVER has been arrested after reversing into a police car at the scene of a crash involving an ambulance.

Police say the female driver demanded to be allowed through the cordon of the serious crash in Brockenhurst last night.

Officers say the woman was turned away, got back into her vehicle and then reversed into a police car as she attempted to drive away.

The incident took place around 10pm on Lymington Road.

Police say a 39-year-old woman from New Milton has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson said: "No damage was caused to either vehicle.

"The woman was not involved in the collision between the ambulance and the car."

Police say the initial crash took place around 7.15pm.

The crash involved an ambulance and a car and took place near to the junction of Lymington Road and Brookley Road in Brockenhurst.

Officers say the ambulance then crashed into nearby shop, Cycle Experience.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) say two paramedics sustained serious, but not life-threatening, injuries and were taken to University Hospital Southampton.

The female car driver sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: "We were called at 7.14pm to reports of a collision on Brookley Road, Brockenhurst involving a car and an ambulance.

"The ambulance was also in collision with the cycle shop Cycle Experience.

"Three people were injured; two from the ambulance and one from the car.

"The road was closed while officers attended.

"Enquiries are ongoing."