Police in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses and
anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop road
traffic collision in the Highcliffe area of the town.
At approximately 12.20am on Sunday 6 January 2013, a collision
occurred between a silver MG ZR and a man riding a scooter along
Lymington Road toward Bure Lane.
The scooter rider, a 19-year-old man from
Bournemouth, was thrown several metres off his bike following the
impact and landed in the road.
He sustained leg injuries in the incident and
was taken to Royal Bournemouth Hospital for treatment. He has since
The driver of the silver MG left the scene
without leaving any details, and headed towards New Milton.
Police Constable Bill Nightingall, of
Christchurch police, said: “I am appealing for anyone with
information about this incident to contact Dorset Police
“The driver will undoubtedly be aware he
struck the motorcyclist and fled without any regard for his
welfare, and I would urge them to do the right thing and speak with
“The victim is extremely lucky to have only
suffered minor injuries.
“All calls will be treated in the strictest of
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident
number 06:011. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may