A CRASH involving a van and a car partially blocked the main road between Weymouth and Dorchester.

It happened near the Winterborne Herringston turning just after 9am this morning and was between a Fiat 500 and a Mercedes van.

The vehicles were recovered shortly after 11am.

One woman has neck injuries following the crash, though the injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: "We received a report of a road traffic collision on the A354 at the Winterbourn Herringston turning at 9.05am.

"It involved a blue Fiat 500 registered to an owner in Glasgow, and a white Mercedes box van, registered to a company in Dorchester.

"One woman has neck injuries, though the injuries are not thought to be serious.

"There was some debris on the road and there was traffic congestion in the area."