A CRASH involving a bus and a car caused the A35 near Long Bredy to be blocked.

Dorset Police said they attended the scene.

The road has now been cleared and traffic is easing.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: "We got a call at 4.42pm reporting a crash on the westbound carriage of the A35 near Long Bredy Hut Lane," they said.

"A car and a bus were involved and the ambulance service was contacted."