EARLY morning traffic was delayed for 45 minutes after a motorbike collided with a broken down car on the Wessex Way this morning.

The rider of the silver Honda 125, believed to be a man from Christchurch, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital by ambulance.

No one was hurt in the other vehicle, a silver Vauxhall Corsa, registered to a woman from Christchurch.

Emergency services were called to the westbound carriageway, between St Paul’s and Richmond Hill roundabouts, at 7.25am.

One lane was blocked, causing traffic delays, until the vehicles were recovered and the road fully opened at 8.15am.

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