Two people have been injured in a crash.  

The collision - involving a Mini Cooper, registered to a Beaminster driver, and an Audi A3, registered to a driver from Weymouth - took place at Crooked Oak Hill, Melplash, at about 7.40pm last night (Thursday).

The A3066 was closed between Twinways Lane and the B3163 Whitcombe Road, Beaminster, for three hours while emergency services attended and police diverted traffic. 

The road reopened at about 11pm. 

A spokesman for South Western Ambulance service confirmed there were two patients who, fortunately, had minor injuries.

One was taken to Dorset County Hospital and the other was taken to Yeovil Hospital.