A SERIOUS crash involving a tipper truck and a van caused traffic delays on the A31 between Stoney Cross and Ringwood on Monday morning

There were 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 was affected.

Highways England said a lane had to been closed while emergency services dealt 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 suffered minor injuries. Ambulance crews also attended.

The road was fully reopened at around 10.45am.