3.40 AM Thursday 26 May 2016

Appeal after fail to stop collision in Bournemouth

Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop road traffic collision in the Southbourne area of the town.

At approximately 3.32pm on Tuesday 18 December 2012 a collision occurred between a blue Honda Civic and a pedestrian at the crossroads of Southbourne Grove and Chestnut Avenue when the vehicle reversed around the junction on the incorrect side of the road.

The pedestrian, an 89-year-old Bournemouth woman, sustained a serious head injury and was taken to Poole Hospital.

The driver of the blue Honda Civic left the scene without leaving any details. The vehicle also contained a woman and a child.

Police Constable Tim Brehmer, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, and anyone who is able to identify the motorist who failed to stop at the scene or has any further information about the vehicle involved, to contact Dorset Police urgently.

“I would also urge the driver in question to do the right thing and speak with the police.

“All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 18:316. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.


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