The driver of a tractor towing a trailer was rushed to hospital this lunchtime (July 1) after both machines overturned.

The accident took place in Martinstown near Dorchester.

At 1.27pm fire crews and an ambulance were called to the scene at the B3159.

The ambulance crew took the driver to hospital for treatment while the fire crew remained on scene.

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews have attended an incident involving a tractor and trailer that has rolled, the driver was conveyed to hospital by ambulance and the fire service made the scene safe."