EMERGENCY services dealt with a serious crash on a main road in Dorset on Tuesday evening.

Police and fire crews were called to the A348 Ringwood Road in Longham following a collision.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service asked motorists to avoid the area while they responded to the incident.

Diversions were put in place by police as a road closure was in force in both directions.

It had been reported that the crash involved two vehicles between the B3073 Ham Lane and the Bear Cross Roundabout.

Firefighters from Redhill Park and Ferndown stations were in attendance.

The Daily Echo has contacted Dorset Police for more details.

The road was closed since 5.30pm. It reopened around 9pm.