THREE people were hospitalised following a road accident in Caerphilly yesterday.

One person was taken via air ambulance, after the crash which occurred around 1pm on the A469 Caerphilly Mountain Road.

The road - between Ridgeway Golf Club and The Travellers Rest pub- was closed in both directions, but re-opened later in the day.

A Volvo, a Corsa and an Audi were said to have been involved.

A spokeswoman for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said today: “The casualties suffered varying injuries.”

No further update on their conditions was available.