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Updated: Woman suffers serious injuries in A354 smash
7:40am Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
A WOMAN has suffered serious injuries in a a crash on the A354 north of Blandford.
The collision involving a black Fiat car and a Toyota Hilux pick-up truck happened at Woodyates near Sixpenny Handley and was reported at 5.18pm yesterday.
The woman, who was trapped in a vehicle, was rescued by firefighters before being flown to Southampton Hospital by the air ambulance.
Her condition is described as serious but stable.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the smash, which closed the A354 yesterday evening.
A Dorset Police spokesman said: "We would like to remind people to drive carefully in inclement weather.
"We would like to thank the community using the A354 for being patient while the road was closed and the investigation continues."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Poole Traffic Department on 101.
A Dorset Police spokesman said the force was alerted to the crash, near Black Gates Cottage and the turning to Woodyates village, by the fire service.
Fire crews from Verwood and Cranborne attended.
An ambulance and the air ambulance were also sent.
Traffic was diverted via the B3081 and the A338.
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