A CAR split in half after a crash with a coach on the A303 which left two men hospitalised.

The crash happened around 10.45am yesterday on the A303 near Chicklade, just over the border into Wiltshire.

Police, firefighters from Dorset and Dorset and Somerset air ambulance service were in attendance.

Dorset Echo: The Toyota Rav4 split in half upon impactThe Toyota Rav4 split in half upon impact (Image: Wiltshire Special Ops)

The car, a Toyota Rav4, split in half upon impact.

A police spokesperson said: "At around 10.45am we responded to a collision between a coach and a car on the A303 near Chicklade.

"The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 70s, was taken to hospital with leg injuries.

"The driver of the coach, a man in his 40s, was taken to hospital as a precaution.

"The road was closed to allow for recovery and has since reopened."

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said: "Two fire crews from Shaftesbury, two from Trowbridge, and one from Amesbury attended."

Dorset Echo: The rest of the carThe rest of the car (Image: Wiltshire Special Ops)

In a post on X, formerly Twitter, Wiltshire Special Ops said: "Amazingly only a fractured leg to the occupant."