31 October 2016
A local man has been charged in relation to a reported fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Bournemouth.
At around 4.47am on Thursday 27 October 2016 a collision occurred in Poole Road at the junction of Queens Road involving a gold Vauxhall Tigra and a cyclist.
It was reported that the Tigra failed to stop at the scene and was found abandoned nearby a short time later.
The cyclist – a local man aged in his 30s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital for treatment. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.
A 19-year-old Bournemouth man, who had been arrested in relation to the collision, has now been charged with seven offences – causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop and failing to report a collision, failing to stop for police, fuel bilking and document offences. He is due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court tomorrow, Tuesday 1 November 2016.
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