POLICE closed a road for two-and-a-half hours after a two-vehicle crash which left one person injured.

Holt Road in Mannington, East Dorset, was closed between 7.15pm and 9.45pm last night.

The road was blocked at its junction with Horton Road and recovery was needed for both vehicles.

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An ambulance crew also attended the scene and dealt with one slight injury.

The accident took place near to the Cross keys pub.