A COACH crashed off the road into a ditch on Wednesday night.

A fire crew came across the scene of the accident just after 8pm while returning from another callout.

They helped passengers off the vehicle while alerting other emergency services.

A spokesman for Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, said: "A crew from Wareham came across a road traffic collision whilst on their way back from another incident this evening.

"They found one coach stuck in a ditch near Norden Roundabout. Crews assisted passengers off the coach and made the scene safe until the arrival of police. Thankfully nobody was hurt."

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: "We were called at 8.18pm yesterday, Wednesday October 23, to a report of a coach in a ditch on Worgret Road in Wareham.

"Fire service requested assistance with traffic management. No reported injuries."