A WOMAN with a possible back injury has been taken to hospital after a motorcycle accident on the A354 near Milborne St Andrew.

Police closed the road between the A35 Puddletown Bypass and Winterborne Whitechurch. It has now reopened.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision which happened between Milborne St Andrew and Winterborne Whitechurch about 2pm.

Dorset Police said the female rider from the bike was complaining of 'severe back pain' and had been treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital. Her injuries are not thought serious.

A man riding pillion was not thought to be hurt.