Three people were injured in a multi-car crash on the A417 this morning.

Faringdon Road was closed at Stanford in the Vale for more than an hour in both directions due to the crash from approximately 8.45am.

South Central Ambulance Service has confirmed it was called just after 8am.

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A spokesperson said: "We received a 999 call at 08:04 this morning with the caller reporting a three car collision on the A417 Faringdon Road at Stanford in the Vale.

"We sent two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle to the incident."

They added: "Two of the three patients at the scene have now been taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital for further assessment and treatment (neither are thought to have serious injuries) and the third was treated at the scene for minor injuries."