Traffic delays built up following a two car collision near the Fiveways pub.
Police and ambulance attended the scene on the junction of Charminster Road and Charminster Avenue at 2.15pm, but there were no serious injuries.
The cars involved were an Audi A3 registered to a man from Burton and a Vauxhall Corsa registered to Bournemouth driver.
Traffic problems built up as the whole road was blocked from 2.15pm to 2.25pm when the road was cleared.
The male driver of the Audi A3 was treated for neck injuries at the scene.