TWO children have been seriously injured in a road accident.

A grey Nissan Qashqai collided with a white Ford Transit van at the junction of Middle Hill and Burcombe Road in Chalford just before 4.55pm yesterday, Thursday.

A seven-year-old boy and a three-year-old boy, both from Stroud and both passengers in the Nissan, were taken to Bristol Children's Hospital.

The seven-year-old boy suffered a serious head injury and the three-year-old boy a serious leg injury.

No one else was seriously injured.

Anyone who witnessed the crash but hasn't spoken to police is urged to call 101, quoting incident 440 of May 22.