Car on fire closes Weymouth Relief Road to rush hour commuters
A car burst into flames near Weymouth, causing chaos for commuters yesterday.
At just after 4.30pm Dorset Fire and Rescue Service were called to a road traffic collision on the Weymouth Relief Road.
A silver Mazda registered to a Dorchester man and a Vauxhall Corsa had collided - closing the road to traffic travelling towards Dorchester.
The road was shut between the Football Ground Roundabout just outside Dorchester and the Jurassic Roundabout in Weymouth
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The Vauxhall Corsa caught fire, but no-one was in the vehicle, which suffered extensive damage.
One person was trapped in the Mazda by their ankle, but was freed by crews.