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 this morning (Wednesday).

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.”

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for ice up until 10am this morning in Dorset and warned there could be potential for some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces and icy patches could also occur on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.