Dorset

Nine hurt in four-car collision in Dorset

Nine people were taken to hospital after a four-car crash in Dorset.

A car travelling towards Bridport on the A352 crossed on to the opposite side of the carriageway and collided with a Mazda, Mercedes and Volkswagen.

The occupants of the Mercedes and Volkswagen had to be cut free by firefighters and airlifted to hospital on Monday afternoon.

A total of nine people were taken to hospital with injuries ranging from minor to very serious.

Police closed the road for several hours while investigations were carried out.

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