EMERGENCY services have been dealing with a one-vehicle collision near Wimborne this evening.

Merley Park Road in Oakley was closed after a car, registered to a woman from Bournemouth, veered off the road and landed in a ditch.

A spokesman from Dorset Police said officers were called to the scene at 5.07pm.

Traffic has been diverted away from the area.

A spokesman from South Western Ambulance Service said one casualty was taken to Poole Hospial via land ambulance. 

A police spokesman added that the casualty was conscious and breathing at the scene.

The road reopened by around 7pm.