TWO people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic accident at Swanage.

Emergency services were called to the crash at Ulwell Road shortly before 11.15am earlier today.

A South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust spokesman said: "Our crews treated two patients at the scene and transported them to hospital for further care.

"Another patient was treated at the scene for minor injuries."

Dorset Police said the pair taken to hospital had been seriously injured.

They also confirmed two vehicles were involved, a VW Tiguan and a Peugeot panel van.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.