EMERGENCY services have been sent to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Motcombe Road in Shaftesbury.

A call was made to Dorset Fire Rescue Service at 12.45pm with reports of the incident involving three casualties, which resulted in a call for assistance from South Western Ambulance Service.

Two people are believed to have sustained minor injuries and one elderly female is complaining of chest, neck and back pain.

Fire crews set up hydraulic cutting equipment which was used to stabilise the vehicle after it ended up against a hedge.