THE A338 Wessex Way is closed following a crash between two cars.

Police have shut the road between the County Gates Roundabout and Bournemouth West Roundabout. They were at the scene shortly after 8.45pm.

One of the cars involved is a silver BMW 330 registered to a man from Bournemouth and the other is a black Jaguar.

Ambulance are at the scene and are treating one casualty for possible neck and back injuries before taking them to Poole hospital. 

The other casualty has been described as'walking wounded'.

A fire crew was sent to attend to a diesel spill, which is now being dealt with by the Highways Agency.