A CASUALTY has been cut free from the wreckage of a vehicle after a crash in Upton this morning.

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Dorchester Road after the collision.

The crash involved a lorry and a car.

Emergency services were called to a stretch of the road near Sea View Road at 9.35am.

The casualty was treated by paramedics. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

However, a spokesperson from the fire service said: "We were called by the ambulance service.

"Two crews from Poole and one from Westbourne attended.

"One person was trapped in a van. Crews used cutting equipment to free the casualty, who was then handed over to the care of the ambulance service."

A spokesperson from the ambulance service said: "Paramedics were called just before 9.30am to attend a road traffic incident involving a lorry and a car on Dorchester Road, Upton.

"Our crews treated a male patient at the scene and transported him to hospital by land ambulance for further care."

The road has been cleared and fully reopened.