Three people have been injured after a car hit a tree and caught fire.

Emergency services were called to the A352, near Owermoigne, shortly after 5pm on Sunday. 

A car had hit a tree and caught fire, while fuel was leaking from the vehicle and onto the road. 

Firefighters from Dorchester rushed to the scene and extinguished the blaze using a hose reel jet.

The ambulance service also attended and three people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Dorset Police attended and put road closures in place. 

The vehicle was recovered at around 7.40pm and the road reopened.