EMERGENCY services were called after a car crashed into a lamppost in Poole.

Police and ambulance were on the scene at Blandford Road in Hamworthy at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

The silver Mercedes came to rest on the pavement and the lamppost was damaged and leaning over. The road was closed between Hinchliffe Road and Ashmore Avenue to allow police and ambulance crews to deal with the situation.

It is not known if anyone was seriously hurt.

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