A ROAD in Bournemouth was closed this morning while emergency services dealt with a three-car crash.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene of the collision in Milton Road, near the junction with Wellington Road.

The force reported that two people were assessed by the ambulance service, with a Bournemouth man aged in his 30s taken to Poole Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

A Dorset Police spokesman said they received reports of a three-vehicle crash shortly after 9am. Road closures were put in place.

The incident involved a a white Kia Sportage, grey Mini Clubman and an orange Renault Clio.

A Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: "rews from Springbourne and Westbourne were mobilised to the scene and on arrival found no persons trapped in any of the vehicles, all casualties were walking wounded.

"Crews assisted with casualty care and scene safety and the stop message came through at 9.31am."

The road fully reopened shortly after 10.30am once two of the vehicles had been recovered.