A DRIVER was cut from a car after an accident thought to be caused by ice this morning.

Firefighters from Maiden Newton and Dorchester were called to the four car collision on the A37 Wardon Hill just before 7.30am.

A spokesperson for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said: "One person was medically trapped and firefighters used cutting equipment to release the casualty into the care of paramedics.

"The collision was believed to have been caused by black ice on the road surface."

The injuries are not believed to be serious but the person has been taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

A Dorset Police spokesperson said: "Four vehicles have been recovered and the road was closed while emergency services were on scene.

"It was re-opened at 9.43am."