Police investigating a fatal road
traffic collision on the A31 continue to appeal for the driver of a
Volvo XC90 believed to be involved to come forward – with the
Crimestoppers charity now offering a reward of up to
Officers were called at 8.23pm on Sunday 24
February 2013 to the collision on the westbound carriageway of the
A31 near the Ashley Heath roundabout.
The rider of a red moped, believed to be a
16-year-old Ringwood girl, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Traffic Inspector Matt Butler said: “A number
of vehicles were involved in the incident and one of these vehicles
– a Volvo XC90 – left the scene before the police
“We know that the moped was upright
at the time of the collision and believe that the Volvo XC90 was
the first vehicle to collide with it.
“I need to trace the Volvo and urge anyone
with information to contact me. I particularly appeal to the driver
to get in touch.
“The front of the vehicle will be damaged. If
anyone is aware of a Volvo XC90 which has sustained damage or has
been repaired in the last few days, they should call the police
Members of the public will only be
eligible for the cash reward if they call the Crimestoppers line –
on 0800 555 111 – with information that leads to the arrest and
charge of an offender.
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 24:393.
Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on
0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.