A pedestrian has been hit by a car. 

Emergency services were called to Chickerell Road shortly before 9am this morning. 

Dorset Police said the crash involved a car and a pedestrian but there were not believed to be any 'life-threatening or life-changing' injuries.

Officers said one woman was being treated by the ambulance service.

The collision took place near the Fiveways junction and the road was closed while emergency services dealt with the situation and while the vehicle was recovered. 

It has since reopened.