Crash closes A35 in West Dorset

PUBLISHED: 19:11 21 July 2016 | UPDATED: 19:11 21 July 2016


Accident holds up vehicles heading for Lyme Regis to see the Red Arrows

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A35 in West Dorset this afternoon (Thursday, July 21).

Police were called shortly after 4.10pm to the crash at Miles Cross, near Brdiprot.

Four vehicles were involved and one woman had to be cut free from a car.

The air ambulance has taken a woman to hospital with serious injuries, though these are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.

Vehicles reported to have been involved include a silver Volvo registered to a woman from Wimborne, a white Ford Focus registered to a company from Dorchester and a Volkswagen registered in Germany.

The road was closed in both directions between the Crown Roundabout and Miles Cross.

A highways team has also been requested due to fuel on the road.

Police said the closure could affect people heading to Lyme Regis for the Red Arrows display this evening.

The incident has caused delays through Bridport town centre.

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