MOTORISTS faced delays on the A35 near Dorchester following a three car crash.
Emergency services were alerted at 9am to the smash near Glenwood Farm.
The A35 was partially blocked between the A37 and the B3159.
Traffic built up between Monkey's Jump roundabout and the B3159 junction.
The crash involved a blue Skoda Octavia, registered to a company from Wiltshire, a grey Peugeot 107, registered to a woman from Axminster and a silver Skoda Superb, registered to a man from Somerset.
Five people received minor injuries and were treated at the scene.