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Cars catch fire in two-vehicle collision near Dorchester

Two vehicles caught fire in a collision near Dorchester which left two drivers seriously injured.

A Ford Focus and Vauxhall Vectra estate struck each other on an unclassified road between West Stafford and Crossways near Lower Lewell Farm.

Passers by helped the two male drivers from the vehicles following the collision at about 18:20 BST on Sunday.

Firefighters were called to the scene after the vehicles caught fire. Both men were taken to hospital.

The road was closed for several hours while police examined the scene.