A MOTORCYCLIST escaped with minor injuries after an accident on the A35 yesterday.
The collision, involving a motorbike and a car, happened at around 8am on the A35 Puddletown bypass near Tolpuddle .
A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “We received a call at 8.10am reporting a road traffic collision between a vehicle and a motorbike.
“Ambulance crews were at the scene at around 8.30am and the fire service was informed but did not need to attend.”
He added: “The rider had minor injuries.
“He was treated at the scene by paramedics for a small graze on his ankle.”
The vehicles involved were a black BMW registered to a company in London and a blue Aprilia motorcycle registered to a man from Wareham.
The road was partially blocked for around an hour and a half and it was cleared by police at 9.30am.