A MAN has been airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a head-on car crash.

Two cars crashed on the A30 near Shaftesbury at around 6pm on Friday, November 17.

The driver of a silver BMW, a man in his 40s, was travelling towards Shaftesbury on the A30 when he collided with a black Toyota Verso travelling in the opposite direction.

He was airlifted to Southampton Hospital with life-threatening injuries and his next of kin was informed.

A woman in her 40s, who was driving the Toyota, and two children were taken to Salisbury Hospital with serious injuries.

It happened just over the border in Wiltshire.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who may have dash cam footage is asked to contact the serious collision investigation team at Wiltshire Police on 01225 694597 quoting log number 260 of November 17.

Alternatively, they can contact the team directly at SCIT@wiltshire.police.uk.