A PEDESTRIAN has been involved in a crash with a moped in a busy Poole road this evening.

During the incident, which took place shortly before 6.40pm, a black Piaggio scooter and a walker collided in Poole Road, Branksome, close to Tesco.

Police officers and paramedics were at the scene, but it is not yet known if either the rider or the pedestrian have suffered injuries. 

Emergency services are now thought to have left the scene, and traffic is moving freely.

A spokesperson from the force said: "We were called by an off-duty officer this evening to a report of a road traffic collision."