ONE person was seriously injured following a crash on the A31 at Winterbourne Zelston.

Two cars were involved in the crash which police were called to at around 5pm on Thursday.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said one person was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening or life-changing. 

The crash involved a silver Citroen and blue Audi.

Officers attended and closed the road between Bere Regis and the A350 Roundhouse Roundabout at Sturminster Marshall.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area if possible. 

There were reports of delays on the A35 from Bere Regis to Morden Park Corner as traffic is diverting. It was also congested on the B3075 southbound.