THE air ambulance was called after a man fell unwell in a lorry parked off the A351 near Corfe Castle.

Emergency services were contacted shortly after 12.30pm today after the man fell ill.

The lorry was parked in a layby near the Halfway Inn.

A spokesperson from Dorset Police said: "The road is partially blocked while paramedics treat the man.

"The air ambulance is also at the scene."

There were delays both ways between Corfe Castle and Stoborough Green as a result of the incident.

The road was reopened around 2.30pm.