A BUSY road in rural Dorset was closed for around three hours after a lorry overturned.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the crash on the A352 between Wool and Wareham.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area while emergency services dealt with the incident on Saturday, November 19.

The lorry overturned between Tout Hill and the Black Dog Inn.

A Dorset Police spokesman said only minor injuries were sustained from the crash, which occurred at around 10.20am.

Fire crews from Wareham and Poole assisted at the scene, with two people needing help to get down from the cab of the lorry.

The lorry was recovered and the road reopened at around 1.30pm.

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