Update: Weymouth Relief Road now open after multiple vehicle crash cleared

Dorset Echo: Multiple vehicle crash in Weymouth Multiple vehicle crash in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH Relief Road is back open after a crash involving five vehicles.

No-one was seriously injured in the collision near the Veasta roundabout at Mount Pleasant, police said.

It was reported at 3.40pm and police closed the road as far as Littlemoor while the vehicles were recovered.

Traffic was diverted up Dorchester Road while the scene was cleared.

Dorset Police said the five vehicle minor injury collision involved a Ford Transit van registered to a Swindon company, a Peugeot 106 registered to a Weymouth woman, a Vauxhall Astra registered to a Weymouth man, a Nissan Juke registered to a Swindon man and another Vauxhall Astra registered to a Weymouth man.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire engines to the scene.

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4:26pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Fraggle says...

Does anyone know if its still possible to get to Preston or up Littlemoor Road onto the old Dorch Road to get into Weymouth? Or have they completely blocked anyone from using the Mushroom roundabout?
Does anyone know if its still possible to get to Preston or up Littlemoor Road onto the old Dorch Road to get into Weymouth? Or have they completely blocked anyone from using the Mushroom roundabout? Fraggle

4:34pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Coxywey says...

FROM WHAT THE WEBSITE SAYS YOU CAN STILL USE THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE ROUND BUT IT MAY BE BUSIER THAN NORMAL BECUASE THEY WILL DIRECT EVERYONE THAT WAY
FROM WHAT THE WEBSITE SAYS YOU CAN STILL USE THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE ROUND BUT IT MAY BE BUSIER THAN NORMAL BECUASE THEY WILL DIRECT EVERYONE THAT WAY Coxywey

4:42pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Fabians says...

You can get from Dorchester to old Dorch road, littlemoor and Preston via mushroom roundabout. Traffic quite heavy though.
You can get from Dorchester to old Dorch road, littlemoor and Preston via mushroom roundabout. Traffic quite heavy though. Fabians

4:58pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Fraggle says...

Thanks everyone. I see its now opened anyway. :o)
Thanks everyone. I see its now opened anyway. :o) Fraggle

5:52pm Fri 13 Dec 13

arlbergbahn says...

Why do cars crash so much? is it due to carelessness?
Why do cars crash so much? is it due to carelessness? arlbergbahn

9:52pm Fri 13 Dec 13

banknote says...

Coxywey wrote:
FROM WHAT THE WEBSITE SAYS YOU CAN STILL USE THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE ROUND BUT IT MAY BE BUSIER THAN NORMAL BECUASE THEY WILL DIRECT EVERYONE THAT WAY
Please stop using caps - it's shouting.
[quote][p][bold]Coxywey[/bold] wrote: FROM WHAT THE WEBSITE SAYS YOU CAN STILL USE THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE ROUND BUT IT MAY BE BUSIER THAN NORMAL BECUASE THEY WILL DIRECT EVERYONE THAT WAY[/p][/quote]Please stop using caps - it's shouting. banknote

12:33pm Sat 14 Dec 13

PublicMan says...

Bloody Astras, danger to us all, those cars are awful, remove them from the road
Bloody Astras, danger to us all, those cars are awful, remove them from the road PublicMan

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