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12-year-old girl critically injured in four-vehicle crash outside school

The scene this morning outside Port Regis School Credit: ITV News West Country

Three people have been critically injured in a crash outside a school - one of them a 12-year-old girl.

Dorset Police were called at 8.35 this morning (13 April) to a serious four-vehicle traffic collision in Motcombe, near Shaftesbury.

The girl, a woman in her 40s and a man sustained potentially life-threatening injuries and were taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital.

A second 12-year-old girl suffered serious injuries, one person sustained minor injuries and two people were uninjured in the crash.

The crash blocked the road outside Port Regis School Credit: ITV News West Country

The road has been closed to allow emergency services to deal with the incident. It is likely the road will be closed for some time and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

– Dorset Police