Van driver dies after three vehicles crash on A35 near Bridport
A MAN died after three vans crashed on the A35 between Bridport and Dorchester.
At around 6pm last night, emergency services were called to Woodlands Farm near Uploders.
A 49-year-old man from Cleveland, driving an Express Blinds van was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 32-year-old man from Bournemouth driving a white Ford Transit van with Drain Doctor on the side was cut free by firefighters.
He was airlifted to Southampton Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The third driver, a 48-year-old man from Wareham - driving a silver Volkswagen Transporter was taken to Dorset County Hospital with minor injuries.
The road was closed overnight, causing severe delays between Monkeys Jump roundabout in Dorchester and Bridport.
The A35 was reopened just after 5:30am today.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call the Weymouth traffic Department on 101.