An overturned gritting lorry has caused delays on the B3351 in Studland.
The road is closed in both directions.
The incident took place outside The Purbeck Golf Course on Studland Road, and the lorry has now been recovered.
However, a large quantitiy of grit was spilt onto the road - which needs to be cleaned up.
Surrounding roads will not hve gritted as a result of the accident.