HORTON Road is closed both ways after a two vehicle crash in rush hour traffic.

Police were called to the crash at the A338/A31 Ringwood Road at the Ashley Health interchange at 8.17am after a collision.

A police spokesman said the two vehicles involved are a black Ford Mondeo and a purple Mini Cooper, both registered to Bournemouth women.

An ambulance has been called to the scene, and a spokesperson from the South Western Ambulance Service said: "There were three casualties, all of whom received minor injuries.

"One was treated at the scene, and two others were taken to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital as a precaution."

Horton Road is blocked in both directions until the cars are recovered.

Traffic is queuing back to the A31 and A338.

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