The A3066 Hope Bottom was closed both ways between Drury Lane and Mapperton Lane due to the extent of the clean-up.
A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “We were called at 10.14am. Recovery is currently underway at the moment and we don’t believe there is any serious injuries.”
Dorset Police and Dorset and Wiltshire fire and rescue service were called to the scene.
It has now been cleared.
Traffic on the approach to the closure is reportedly coping well whilst traffic between Bridport and Beaminster is being affected.
A car towing a trailer with a boat on it overturned in Netherbury.