A person has been freed from their vehicle after it flipped and ended up in a ditch. 

Police were called at 7.02am by the ambulance service to a report that a car was on its roof in a ditch. 

Firfighters from Sturminster Newton and Blandford fire station were called to the scene as the person was trapped in the car. 

A spokesman from Dorset Police said the crash occurred on the road between Milborne St Andrew and Higher Ansty near to Higher Ansty. 

The spokesman said the driver did not appear to sustain any injuries but had been taken to hospital as a precaution. 

Police left the scene at 8.32am.