TWO people have been taken to hospital after a crash in which a BMW smashed into a lamp post.

Part of Botley Road, near North Baddesley, was blocked off following the crash, at the junction with Rownhams Lane.

A BMW and a Citroen were involved in the crash yesterday evening.

The BMW then smashed into a lamp post.

Both drivers were taken to Southampton General Hospital with minor injuries.

The road reopened.