EMERGENCY services dealt with a crash on the A31 at Bere Regis yesterday.

The crash occurred just off the Shell garage roundabout.

It involved a white Mini Cooper and an HGV lorry.

The road was closed at The World’s End pub at Almer, the Roundhouse Roundabout at Sturminster Marshall and the Shell garage.

It was partially reopened at around 5.15pm.

Police were called shortly after 2.15pm.

It is not believed anyone was seriously injured.

Fire crews from Bere Regis, Poole and Blandford attended the crash.

No one was trapped and crews made the scene safe before passing one casualty over to the ambulance service. 

South Western Ambulance Service said they were called at 2.10pm.

A female patient was treated at the scene and has been taken to Poole Hospital with minor injuries. 

The lorry driver was uninjured. 

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Picture by Dorset Traffic Cops 

Police on the scene said a coach attempting to turn around due to the collision got stuck and blocked the road.

Recovery was arranged for all of the vehicles. 

Traffic officers said: "The delay was only due to a coach that got stuck attempting to turn around in the road.

"The coach now won’t start. A mechanic is at the scene trying to fix it."