THE A354 is blocked in both directions following a crash this evening (Tuesday, December 1).

The collision has occurred after 5pm on A354 Monkton Hill between Dorchester and Weymouth.

There are reports of long queues on approach and on the A35 Dorchester bypass. Motorists at the scene say police officers are directing traffic. 

Travel Dorset states: "A354 both ways blocked, queueing traffic due to accident between A35 (Football Ground Roundabout, Dorchester) and Bincombe (Lower Bincombe).

"Affecting traffic between Dorchester and Weymouth."

There are also reports of another crash on Coombe Valley Road in Weymouth this evening.

Travel Dorset has shared online: "Reports of Coombe Valley Road blocked due to a collision - eyewitness reports a vehicle has left the road."

More to follow. 

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