A SERIOUS crash has closed a road in west Dorset this afternoon. 

The crash, which took place between Abbotsbury and Swyre, has led to Abbotsbury Hill being closed both ways.

There is slow traffic from Clay Lane (West Bexington) to Cowards Lane (Abbotsbury).

Police, fire and ambulance services are dealing with the incident.

A police spokesman confirmed that one person has been injured, and arrangements have been made to take them to hospital.

More follows.