A POOLE road was closed for an hour after a collision between a 4x4 and a motor scooter.

The female scooter rider escaped with slight injuries after the collision, at around 6.45pm today near Buildbase on Ringwood Road, Parkstone.

The crash involved a green Land Rover Discovery registered to a local owner and an Aprilia scooter registered to a Bournemouth woman.

Police said Ringwood Road was closed until 7.48pm and traffic was diverted but the scooter rider escaped with minor injuries.