A DRIVER was injured in a crash on the Puddletown Bypass.

The single vehicle left the A35 close to the Troy Town turn off just after 7am.

Dorset Police traffic officers directed traffic and one lane was closed while the emergency services worked.

An ambulance was requested, but officers said the driver was conscious and was fine. The accident has been categorized as a ‘slight injury’ incident and the driver was 'walking wounded.'

Recovery was organised for the vehicle.