A THREE-vehicle crash shut one of Dorset's main roads this afternoon.

The A31 was closed both ways and traffic was hevay around the area.

The roundabout was completely shut at one stage, but all lanes have now reopened.

Dorset Police said that there were no reports of any serious injuries and recovery of the vehicles was arranged.

A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service said that the call came into them at 1.36pm and the casualties are being described as ‘walking wounded’.