A FOUR-VEHICLE crash, with one vehicle on fire, has closed the A338 both ways between County Gates Roundabout and Bournemouth West Roundabout.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service said they were called at 5.15pm and sent one crew from Westbourne.

It said nobody was trapped in any of the vehicles and police had arrived.

The stop message was received after 5.30pm.

There is reported congestion to Pottery Junction in Branksome for eastbound traffic and to the Richmond Hill Roundabout for westbound traffic.

Police and South Western Ambulance service have been contacted.

More follows.