A SECTION of the A35 is closed both ways between Dorchester and Bridport due to a crash that left a car overturned.

The A35 Sea Road South has been closed in both directions from A37 (Monkeys Jump Roundabout, Dorchester) to A3066 Sea Road North (Esso roundabout, Bridport).

The incident occurred near Kingston Russell Hill on the westbound carriageway of the A35. It was reported that a BMW had been overturned and the road had been blocked.

The driver of the BMW sustained minor injuries in the collision.

Fire and ambulance services attended and local authorities have been charged of clearing the road of debris.

Traffic is currently moving slowly around the area, due to the incident.