TWO people who were cut from vehicles following a crash in Upper Parkstone sustained “serious but not life threatening injuries,” police have confirmed.

The collision, which occurred in Ashley Road at around 7.30pm, involved a red Rover and a black Peugeot 206, and was attended by three fire engines, two ambulances and police.

A man in his 60s and a woman were taken to Poole Hospital. The road was closed for more than an hour causing traffic chaos in the area.