PART of the A31 was closed due to crash between a motorbike and a car.

Police were called to the scene near Canford Bottom roundabout around 4.40pm this afternoon.

Ambulance was called to the scene with slight injuries reported. 

A Dorset Police spokesman confirmed that road closures had been put in place to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

The A31 was between Canford Bottom roundabout and the Merley junction but reopened in both directions just after 5.30pm.