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ROADS: A35 - Dorchester

The A35 is closed in both directions due to flooding between A37 / B3150 (Monkeys Jump Roundabout, Dorchester) and Longland's Lane (Winterbourne Abbas).

It's also affecting A37 between A35 / B3150 (Monkeys Jump Roundabout) and B3147. The road is closed from Dorchester to Winterbourne Abbas.

The road to Martinstown also remains closed.

First Bus Route 31 is also not running today.

The Highways Agency advise that the road could stay closed until tomorrow.

Fatal accident near Dorchester

Emergency services at the scene of the accident on the A35 Credit: ITV West

A driver has died following a collision between a lorry and a car.

The accident happened on the A35 at the Monkeys Jump roundabout near Dorchester this afternoon.

Police have closed the road going westbound between Monkeys Jump roundabout and the B3159.

A spokeswoman said it would remain shut for a "considerable time".

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