Witness appeal after road traffic collision on Portland

29 March 2017
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a 10-year-old girl was involved in a collision with a car on Portland.

The incident happened at around 3.50pm yesterday, Tuesday 28 March 2017, on Grove Road.

The collision involved a 10-year-old female pedestrian and a Nissan car being driven by a 37-year-old Portland woman.

The road was closed for around an hour to allow emergency services to treat the girl, who sustained serious but not life-threatening or life-changing injuries.

The girl was taken to Dorset County Hospital by ambulance for treatment to her injuries.

Police Constable Stuart Smith, of the traffic unit, said: “Enquiries into this incident are ongoing at this time and I would ask any witnesses who have not already contacted Dorset Police to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 28:278. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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