A ROAD remains closed after one person was airlifted to hospital following a crash this morning.

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue said a number of crews from three separate stations all attended the 'serious incident' involving a tractor and a car.

One person has been taken to hospital and their condition remains unknown.

The incident took place on the A417 between Wantage and Faringdon and the road remains shut by police to all traffic.

The fire service said this afternoon: "Earlier today Wantage fire station, Faringdon fire station and Didcot fire station attended a serious incident involving a tractor and car. 

"Firefighters worked closely with the air ambulance to remove the casualty from the tractor.

"The casualty was then airlifted to hospital. 

"We are attending a lot of Road Traffic Collisions, so please take extra care when driving."

South Central Ambulance Service and Thames Valley Police have been contacted for comment.