POLICE arrested a driver for being over the alcohol limit after a crash on the A419.

Officers responded to calls about a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the southbound carriageway before Blunsdon at around 11.30pm on Thursday.

The incident involved a black Volkswagen Polo and a Peugeot. The ambulance and fire service attended while police temporarily closed the road.

The male driver of the Volkswagen was taken to hospital with minor injuries and arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

The two occupants of the Peugeot were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure with minor injuries.

The road was reopened at approximately 2am.