A major road has been closed off by police. 

Preston Beach Road in Weymouth is currently shut due to a crash at the junction of Melcombe Avenue 

Several police cars are at the scene, as is the fire service. 

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area and seek alternative routes. 

One motorist said: "There was a fire engine parked by the closure signs and there were several more emergency vehicles about a hundred yards after the closure with blue lights flashing.

"A lot of traffic was diverting up Dorchester Road which is really congested."

This is a breaking news incident with more details to follow.