How to report a highway emergency or a road traffic incident
An emergency on the highway is something that will cause, or has already caused, injury to a person or damage to a property, including:
- damage to street furniture caused by an accident or collision
- obstructions, debris or hazards on the highway which could cause an incident
- significant flooding of the highway
- oil or fuel spillages significant enough to cause a hazard
If the issue requires urgent attention, please call 01202 123 123 or 0800 506 050 if it is out of hours.
Report a road traffic incident
If you've been involved in a road traffic incident, or think you might have witnessed an offence on the roads, find out how to report it online to Dorset Police.