UPDATE: Appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Wimborne

12 April 2017
An 84-year-old woman being treated for life-threatening injuries following a collision near Wimborne has sadly died.

The incident happened at around 10.30am on Sunday 12 March 2017 at Badbury Rings on the B3082 at the junction leading to Sturminster Marshall.

A silver Toyota Corolla, travelling from Wimborne to Blandford, collided with a blue Ford Focus, which was going in the opposite direction.

The 85-year-old male driver of the Toyota was taken to Poole hospital and a 64-year-old female passenger went to Salisbury hospital, both from the Trowbridge area. They sustained slight injuries.

The rear passenger of the Toyota, an 84-year-old woman also from the Trowbridge area, was airlifted to Southampton hospital but sadly died yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 11 April 2017, as a result of her injuries. Her next of kin have been informed and the coroner has been notified.

The three occupants of the Ford – a 75-year-old male driver, a 72-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man – are all from the Blandford area and were taken to Poole hospital with slight injuries.

Police Constable Angus Wilson, of the traffic unit, said: “I am still appealing to anyone who has any information about the collision which may help me with my investigation and has yet to speak to officers to please contact Dorset Police.”

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 occurrence number 55170036422. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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