The A31 in Dorset is closed in both directions near Bere Regis, between the junctions with the A35 and A350, due to a traffic collision.
The A31 is currently closed between the Roundhouse roundabout and Bere Regis roundabout following a serious injury collision that occurred just after 11pm at Stag Gate.
The road is expected to be closed for some time until the early hours of the morning
Dorset and Wiltshire fire and rescue have also been sent to the multi vehicle collision: Appliances from Poole and Bere Regis were called to a road traffic collision which involved 3 vehicles. There were 4 casualties involving 2 females, 1 male and 1 child. The casualties were treated at scene by the Fire Service, an off duty firefighter, an off duty doctor, as well as ambulance and air ambulance crews. The 3 adult casualties were taken to hospital and all the vehicles were stabilised and made safe.
Traffic is being diverted eastbound from Bere Regis via the A35 towards Poole, then at Upton northbound on the A350 to rejoin the A31 near Sturminster Marshall. Westbound traffic should follow the reverse of this.
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