Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with
information to come forward following a serious road traffic
collision on the A35 in Dorchester.
The collision occurred close to the junction
with the A352 between the Stinsford roundabout and football club
roundabout at around 9.10am this morning, 1 March 2016.
A silver Landrover Freelander was in collision
with a blue Vauxhall Zafira.
The 43-year-old female driver of the Zafira suffered minor
injuries, a female passenger aged in her 60s sustained
life-threatening injuries and a 14-month-old girl suffered serious
injuries. They were all from the Portland area. The driver of the
Landrover, a 69-year-old woman from London, suffered minor
All four were taken to Dorset County Hospital
The road was closed for several hours to allow
collision investigators to examine the scene.
Police Constable Mike Henstridge, of Dorset
Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who
witnessed the collision, or who saw the manner of driving of either
vehicle immediately before the incident, to please call me on
“I would also like to thank motorists for
their patience whilst the road was closed to allow collision
investigation to take place and the recovery of the vehicles.”
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident
number 1:64. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may
Issued: 1 March 2016