A CAR overturned on the A31 near Picket Post yesterday afternoon.

The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda and a Mistubishi, and took place on the westbound carriageway.

It was reported to police at 3.28pm.

Fire engines from Ferndown, Ringwood and Redbridge attended along with an equipment unit.

One person had to be rescued from one of the vehicles.

Traffic was reported to be queuing back as far as Southampton.

There were also delays on the eastbound carriageway.

The road reopened at around 7pm.

It is not known if anyone has been injured.