A car ended up on its side due to ‘treacherous’ road conditions.

Emergency services were called to the A356 at Hooke near Beaminster just after 7.30am yesterday.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “We were called at 7.34am to reports of a single vehicle collision involving a grey VW Polo.

“It was on its side and the road was blocked.

“The fire service and ambulance also attended. it was a female driver, but it’s not believed she sustained any serious injuries.

“We left the scene at 8.20am.”

Crews from Charmouth and Crewkerne fire stations attended just before 7.40am.

A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews attended a road traffic collision with a person trapped due to treacherous road conditions on the A356.

“On arrival, the driver was walking free from the vehicle and was checked over by the ambulance.”