Update – man due in court in connection with serious road traffic collision near Dorchester

22 December 2017
A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester.

At 12.40am on Saturday 8 July 2017 a serious road traffic collision occurred on the A37 near to the Clay Pigeon shooting range.

The collision involved a Ford Focus, a Peugeot 207 and a Kia Picanto.

The driver of the Kia Picanto, a 69-year-old man from the Yeovil area, was flown by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries. He sustained an injury to his right forearm that required reconstructive surgery. 

The Peugeot driver, a 30-year-old man from the Dorchester area, was taken to Dorset County Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 54-year-old man from Portland, and a female passenger were treated by the ambulance service at the scene.

A 30-year-old man from the Dorchester area has been issued with a postal requisition for a charge of driving a mechanically propelled vehicle without due care and attention and is due to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
 
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