A MAN was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a car towing a boat crashed in Swanage.

Police and paramedics were called to the junction of Park Road and Peveril Road just before 7.30pm last night.

A car towing a boat on a trailer crashed after the boat tipped over.

Three people were injured in the incident.

One man was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance crew. The extent of his injuries are not yet known.

Two others were taken to Poole hospital.

More follows.